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Bridge Closure Along Riverbend Trail Continues Through August 2

Jul 23, 2019 12:32PM ● By Hannah Ott

Photo credit: Jon Cunningham

South Elgin - A bridge closure at Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve, along Riverbend Trail in South Elgin, will be temporarily closed for repairs, July 22 - Aug. 2.
The Forest Preserve District of Kane County will replace the bridge, located just east of the intersection of Illinois Route 31 and Silver Glen Road in South Elgin. The repairs began Monday, July 22, and are expected to be completed on Friday, Aug. 2, pending weather conditions.
Signs will be placed on the trail to notify the public of the temporary closure. The Forest Preserve District asks trail users to exercise caution and be mindful of the closure during this time.
Contact the Forest Preserve District of Kane County at 630-232-5980 or visit

Source: Laurie Metanchuk and Brittany Kovach of Forest Preserve District of Kane County 630-232-5980