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Joliet Police Department
Friday April 20th, 2012 :: 08:56 a.m. PDT

Ruby Street Bridge/Route 53 Closure

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will close the Ruby Street Bridge
beginning Monday, April 30, 2012, for maintenance work. The work is scheduled to be
completed by Wednesday, August 1, 2012. A detour will be posted.
Southbound Route 53 traffic will be detoured west on Theodore Street to Plainfield
Road (Route 30), south on Plainfield Road (Route 30) to Jefferson Street, and east on
Jefferson Street to Ottawa Street (Route 53).
Northbound Route 53 traffic will be detoured west on Cass Street to Center Street, north
on Center Street to Plainfield Road (Route 30), north on Plainfield Road (Route 30) to
Theodore Street, and east on Theodore Street to Broadway Street (Route 53).
For additional information contact Joliet Public Works Department at 815-724-4200.
The City of Joliet is the fourth largest city in the state of Illinois, located just 45 miles southwest of Chicago’s Loop.
Home to over 147,000 residents, in addition to thriving businesses and attractions, the City of Joliet is easily
accessible by rail, auto and bus transit. A perfect place to live, work and play, Joliet is constantly striving to promote
growth and diversity. For more information on Joliet visit or call 815.724.4000.

Joliet Police Department
150 W Washington St
Joliet, IL 60432

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-724-3100

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