Watseka, IL – Major Rail Crossing Repairs to Redirect Traffic in Watseka


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Watseka, IL – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that the rail crossing at U.S. 24/Illinois 1, also known as Walnut Street, will undergo significant repairs starting Monday, April 22. 

The closure is expected to impact traffic flow for five days, prompting the need for rerouted travel via Illinois 1 and U.S. 52. Commuters are advised to plan for delays and follow the posted detour plans. 

Motorists are urged to observe caution, adhere to the posted speed limits, and remain alert for workers and equipment during this period. Further information and updates can be accessed by following IDOT District 3 on social media or by checking the latest construction details on the Getting Around Illinois website.


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