Union Pacific Railroad Schedules Railroad Crossing Closure


Union Pacific Railroad plans to close the railroad crossing at the South First Street for
maintenance on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The closure will remain in place for one day.

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 plan on an alternate route. Surrounding local businesses will
remain open.