Prairie Street Realignment Construction Project

Update: 09/02/2020

Prairie Street at Gordon Road is CLOSED.

For approximately 1 month.

Update: 08/28/2020

Prairie Street at Gordon Road will be CLOSED starting MONDAY, 08/31/2020 for approximately 1 month.

 

The Prairie Street Realignment Construction Project will require the closing of Prairie Street at Gordon Road for approximately 1 month during construction starting Monday, 08/31/2020. The detour includes using IL 47 and Galena Boulevard to bypass Prairie Street.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

Update: 08/07/2020

The Prairie Street Realignment Construction Project has STARTED. This project will move the intersection of Prairie and Gordon further south of the BNSF Railroad Tracks.  The purpose of this project is to improve the safety of the intersection and railroad crossing and to facilitate a quiet zone for the Gordon Road Railroad Crossing. This project will require the closing of Prairie Street at Gordon Road for approximately 1 month during construction starting 08/21/2020 weather permitting. The detour route with signs will be posted.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

 

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