MCT Trails Closures and Construction

MCT Quercus Grove Trail
The MCT Quercus Grove Trail will be impacted by construction on the IL 157 concrete box culvert located 500 feet south of Trotters Drive in Hamel. The construction work and full closure of IL 157 will begin Wednesday, May 1, 2019. For your safety, please use caution when using the trail in this area.

MCT Quercus Grove Trail Closure
The MCT Quercus Grove Trail is closed from Hazel Road to Jerusalem Road for reconstruction of the trail surface. The closure will begin Wednesday, March 27, 201 and is scheduled to reopen in September 2019. For your safety, please avoid this section of trail.

MCT Confluence Trail Closure
Due to flood waters the MCT Confluence Trail is closed from the northerly end of the pedestrian bridge over Wood River to the Great Rivers Research and Educational Center. For your safety, please avoid this area.

MCT Watershed Trail Closure
The MCT Watershed Trail will be CLOSED beginning Thursday March 21, 2019 for mine shaft remediation. Construction is estimated to be complete early April 2019. The trail will be opened temporarily on the weekends. For your safety, please avoid this section of trail.

MCT Nature Trail Closure
The MCT Nature Trail will be CLOSED beginning Monday March 11, 2019 due to construction on the tunnel under IL 157 and culvert work for an additional IL 157 right turn lane into the new development on the north side of the trail. The closure will begin at the northwesterly end of the pedestrian tunnel under IL 157 and end at the Edwardsville High School trail connector. Construction is estimated to be complete late May 2019. For your safety, please avoid the trail in this area.

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 Confluence Trail Closure
The MCT Confluence Trail will close in June 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 2021. For your safety, please avoid this area.

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