Part of Route 142 in Hamilton County to Close Tuesday and Wednesday

Part of Route 142 in Hamilton County to Close Tuesday and Wednesday

HAMILTON COUNTY — IDOT officials have announced that there will be a road closure at the railroad crossing on Illinois 142 approximately 3 miles northwest of McLeansboro.

Crews from the Evansville Western Railway will perform repairs on the railroad crossing on Illinois 142 beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 13, and will conclude by 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 14.

There will be no traffic permitted through the crossing during the repairs. To avoid the work area, please follow the marked detour.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.