Marion, IL
Williamson County

Marion, Illinois – Keith Roberts, Acting Region Five Engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation announces that there will be a road closure on IL 13 (W. DeYoung St) at the UPRR railroad crossing approximately 0.1 east of Court Street in the City of Marion.

Beginning Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00 am and concluding on Friday, April 24th at 6:00 pm, crews from the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) will be performing repairs on the railroad crossing on IL 13 (W. DeYoung St).

There will be no traffic permitted through the crossing during the repairs. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of the marked detour should be considered. 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 slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.