Route 162 in Granite City to close for railroad rehabilitation


GRANITE CITY – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that, weather permitting, Illinois Route 162 between 23rd Street and Maryville Road in Granite City will be closed starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, through Thursday, Nov. 8.

The road closure is necessary to allow the Alton & Southern Railroad to rehabilitate their crossing. A marked detour will be in place to safely guide motorists around the closure. IDOT asks that travelers be patient and use extra caution near and throughout the work area. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. For questions, please contact Mr. Lou Jethro at 618-346-3172.

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