HEADS UP! Illinois Route 47 Closing at Rail Crossing Wednesday, May 12, in Huntley

HEADS UP! Illinois Route 47 Closing at Rail Crossing Wednesday, May 12, in Huntley

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced at 10:52 a.m. today (Tuesday, May 11, 2021) that repairs to the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Illinois 47, just north of Main Street in Huntley, will require a full closure, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 12.

A detour will direct motorists to Illinois 72, Randall Road and Algonquin Road.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area.

Drivers are urged to pay close attention to detour signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.

SOURCE: IDOT news release