Illinois 54 near Clinton to close May 16




CLINTON – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Illinois 54 between Wren Road and DeWitt County Road 1650 East near Clinton will close May 16.

The closure is necessary for Constellation Energy to replace its railroad crossing and is expected to last 10 days. A detour will be posted.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. 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.

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