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Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
Monday August 12th, 2019 :: 01:01 p.m. CDT


Road Closure 08/13/19 at 8AM till 08/14/2019 at 6PM IL RT 142 at the EVWR Rail Crossing will be closed.

IL 142 EVWR Railroad Crossing Closure
McLeansboro, IL
Hamilton County
McLeansboro, Illinois – Keith Roberts, P.E., Acting Region Five Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be a road closure at the railroad crossing on IL 142 approximately 3.0 miles north and west of the IL 142/IL 242 intersection.
Crews representing the Evansville Western Railway (EVWR) will be performing repairs on the railroad crossing on IL 142 beginning Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. and concluding on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. 
There will be no traffic permitted through the crossing during the repairs.  To avoid the work area, please follow the marked detour.  Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.
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Please plan an alternate route.

Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
100 S Jackson St
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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