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Railroad Crossing Repairs to Begin Next Week on Section of Illinois 149 in DeSoto

DESOTO – A section of Illinois 149/Hurst Road in Desoto will be closed starting next week for railroad crossing repairs.

According to IDOT, starting Monday morning at 8, crews from the Canadian National Railway will be performing repairs on the railroad crossing near the US 51/North Chestnut and Illinois 149/Hurst Road intersection in Desoto. Work will conclude Wednesday night at 7.

Traffic will not be allowed through the intersection during repairs. You should use the marked detour to avoid the area.