MT. VERNON – The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced road closure in Mt. Vernon.
According to IDOT, 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 closed 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.
Motorists 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.