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IDOT Announces Street Closures for Railroad Crossing Repairs in Benton

BENTON – Railroad crossing repairs will force some street closures in Benton in the coming days.

According to IDOT, Illinois 14/Bailey Lane will be closed just east of Illinois 37/North Main Street between Grand and Frisco streets on Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Illinois 34/East Main Street just east of the Benton Square at the railroad crossing near Frisco Street will be closed starting Monday, May 17 at 8 a.m. Work is expected to be finished on Tuesday, May 18 at 7 p.m.

No traffic will be allowed through these crossings during the repairs. You should use the marked detour to avoid the work area.