MCT Trails Closures and Construction

MCT Confluence Trail
The MCT Confluence Trail will be impacted by restoration work due to levee construction improvements from the southeast end of the pedestrian bridge over Wood River to southeasterly 0.6 miles to Canal Road and the connecting trail that runs north along the Wood River Creek levee in East Alton. The work is estimated to be complete by May 1, 2019. For your safety, please use caution when using the trail in this area.

MCT Nature Trail Closure
The MCT Nature Trail will be impacted beginning November 26, 2018 due to construction for a new development along the north side of the trail beginning at the northeasterly end of the pedestrian tunnel under IL 157 to the trail connection from the Edwardsville High School. Construction is estimated to be complete by spring 2019. For your safety, please use caution when using the trail in this area.

MCT Confluence Trail Closure
The MCT Confluence Trail will close in March 2019 to allow for the reconstruction of the Terminal Railroad Bridge over the Mississippi River. The trail closure will be from the end of the McKinley Bridge north to Levee Ramp off E Street in America’s Central Port, Granite City. Construction is estimated to be complete late 2020. For your safety, please avoid this area.

MCT Nickel Plate Trail Closure
The MCT Nickel Plate Trail is closed from Blackburn Road to Fruit Road due to the I-55 Bridge deck replacement. The closure will begin Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and is scheduled to reopen end of November 2018. Trail users shall follow the marked detour route on Blackburn Road and Fruit Road.

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