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US 51/IL 15 (Main St.) In Ashley To Be Closed

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, US 51/IL 15 (Main St.) in Ashley, IL in Washington County will be closed starting at 8:00a.m. On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, and continuing for three (3) days through Thursday, May 19, 2016. The road closure is necessary to allow the Illinois Central Railroad Company to rehabilitate their crossing.

A marked detour will be in place to safely guide motorists around the closure. The Department asks that travelers be patient and use extra caution near and throughout the work area. For questions, please contact Mr. Lou Jethro (618) 346-3172.

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