Update – November 9, 2016
The City has learned that the Union Pacific (UP) Railroad has cancelled all work previously planned to start on November 11, 2016.
The City of West Chicago has been advised that the Union Pacific (UP) Railroad has confirmed that Washington Street will be closed at the UP and Canadian National (CN) Railway tracks from Friday, November 11, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m. through Friday, November 25, 2016 for grade crossing work.
The UP will post a truck route detour around the closure using Illinois Route 38 and Illinois Route 59. Vehicular traffic will be allowed to use Washington Street – Clara Street – Wood Street – Washington Street as a local detour route.