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Gov. Quinn announces $2.9 million for Elmhurst, Villa Park bridge

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 7:39 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:34 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – Gov. Pat Quinn announced $2.9 million of a capital investment for a bridge replacement project in DuPage County.

The Jobs Now! capital construction project is part of Quinn’s agenda to create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward.

A bridge carrying Illinois Route 64/North Avenue over Salt Creek in Villa Park and Elmhurst will be replaced for $2,907,563 by Illinois Constructors Corporation of Elburn, the lowest of six bidders. The project will be overseen by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The project is part of Quinn’s $31 billion Illinois Jobs Now! program, which will support more than 439,000 jobs over six years, according to a news release.

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