"This construction project will improve several bridges along
Interstate 55," Quinn said. "Additionally, it will also employ a
number of construction workers, which will help the local economy as
Twelve bridges along Interstate 55 will be repaired,
including deck replacement, joint repairs and concrete overlay. The
bridges are located west of Business 55, north of Lincoln to County
Highway 6 in Atlanta.
Sangamo Construction Co. of Springfield was the lowest of three
bidders for the work at $17,315,475. The Illinois Department of
Transportation will manage the project.
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This project is part of Quinn's $31 billion Illinois Jobs Now
program, which will support more than 439,000 jobs over six years.
Illinois Jobs Now is the largest capital construction program in
Illinois history and one of the largest capital construction
programs in the nation.
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