Champ Clark Bridge closed due to flooding concerns

Flooding concerns force closure of Champ Clark Bridge on Sunday.

Flooding has forced the

Illinois Department of Transportation

to close US 54 access to the Champ Clark Bridge.

The official notice came down just after 5 Sunday evening.


has also closed access from the Louisiana side.

At this time, because of the rising waters, a date to reopen the bridge has not been determined.

Detours have been set up for drivers to be able to get to their destinations.