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Section of Broadway in Mt. Vernon to Close Wednesday for Railroad Crossing Repairs

MT. VERNON – IDOT says eastbound Broadway Street/Illinois 150 at the Union Pacific railroad crossing, about a half-mile east of 10th Street/Illinois 37 in Mount Vernon, will close at 8 Wednesday morning so crews from the Union Pacific Railroad can perform repairs on the railroad crossing.

No traffic will be permitted through the Broadway/3rd Street crossing during repairs. Work is expected to be done by 7 Wednesday night.

You should use the marked detour. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the downtown Mount Vernon area, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.