Union Pacific Railroad Closure Scheduled for Additional Maintenance


Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) has notified the City the South First Street railroad crossing will close tomorrow, April 5, 2018 from 6:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. for additional maintenance work. The City will update residents if the closure is extended.

A detour will route southbound motorists east on Lincoln Highway (IL 38) to South Fourth
Street and south to Franklin Street. Northbound motorist will utilize the same detour in
the opposite direction. The Lincoln Highway (IL 38), eastbound right turn lane on to South
First will be closed.

The City asks residents to proceed with caution. Surrounding local businesses will remain

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