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8th Avenue over Keith Creek Bridge Replacement

The 8th Avenue Bridge over Keith Creek is currently load posted and is an important connection for the neighborhood to access IL-251/Kishwaukee Street, as well as a pedestrian route to the nearby elementary school. The City will be seeking funding assistance through the State’s Surface Transportation Program-Bridges to design and construction a replacement for this structure. The design of the bridge will begin in FY 2020 in anticipation of construction beginning in FY 2022.

Current StatusPlanning
Lead AgencyCity of Rockford
Tentative Construction Letting DateSpring 2022
Estimated Project Cost$1,110,000
Funding SourceMotor Fuel Tax
Federal STP-BR
Estimated Completion DateFall 2022