Union Pacific RR to Close LaFox Road for 9 Days Starting Sept. 20

Union Pacific RR to Close LaFox Road for 9 Days Starting Sept. 20

Heads up for another significant road closure due to rail repairs.

From Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 through Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 the Union Pacific Railroad will be closing LaFox Road in order to perform track repairs. The posted detour route shall be LaFox Road north to IL Route 38, west to Anderson Road, south to Keslinger Road, east back to LaFox Road.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Brandon Griffith, Field Engineer, Commuter Operations, Engineering Department, Union Pacific Railroad, at 402-619-9172.

For all Kane County traffic advisories, visit the Traffic Alerts Page of the KDOT website.

Work Zone Safety Alert

Drivers in this project area should be prepared to reduce their speed, exercise caution, watch for construction workers and construction vehicles entering or leaving the site, and obey flaggers and other traffic control devices within the work zone.

Drivers should expect delays and may want to add additional time to their commutes and consider the use of alternate routes while this work is completed.

KDOT reminds drivers that is illegal to talk on a cell phone or text while driving through a highway construction work zone. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375.

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