Murray Baker Bridge Rehabilitation Project


The Murray Baker Bridge carries Interstate 74 over the Illinois River between Peoria and East Peoria.   The bridge is scheduled to be closed for rehabilitation from March 29, 2020 to October 31, 2020.  Through traffic in the Peoria metro area will be detoured on Interstate 474 and local traffic will be detoured on Illinois Route 40 through Downtown Peoria and East Peoria.


Bridge Rehabilitation Scope of Work Includes:

  • Replacement of Concrete deck
  • Repair of structural steel members
  • Zone painting of the structural steel
  • Replacement of roadway lighting
  • Replacement of decorative lighting
  • Installation of scour countermeasures in the river