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Building Demolition to Force Street Closures East of Tower Square in Marion Beginning Wednesday

MARION – A portion of East Main and Madison streets in Marion will be closed Wednesday and Thursday so a building can be torn down.

According to a City of Marion press release, East Main Street will be closed between Madison and Mechanic streets and North Madison Street will be closed from East Main to East Taylor Street so crews can demolish the Stanley Building located at 200 E. Main St.

The road closure will run from 6:30 Wednesday morning through Thursday night at 8. The parking lot to the east of the Stanley Building will also be closed to the public.

A marked detour will be in place. If you need to go to the Marion Post Office, you will be able to park along Madison and Mechanic streets.

Remember, Madison Street is one-way traveling south between Main and College and Mechanic is one-way traveling north between College and Main. You are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.