Crossing repairs scheduled for Friday

THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN Santa Fe railway crossing on Division Street (Route 113) at Lincoln Street will be closed Friday, April 21 for maintenance.


The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad grade crossing on Route 113 (Division Street) at Lincoln Street in Coal City will be closed for repairs on Friday, April 21.

The crossing is slated to be closed for one day to allow BNSF to perform maintenance and repairs to the crossing.

During the closure, motorists will be re-routed with eastbound traffic proceeding north on Broadway to North Street; thence east on North Street to First Avenue; thence south on First Avenue to Route 113.

Westbound traffic will proceed north on Fifth Avenue to North Street; thence west on North Street to Broadway; thence south on Broadway back to Route 113.

Motorists are urged to use caution and expect delays while traveling the detour route.

IDOT reminds motorists to slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.