Illinois 59 Closing at Rail Crossing Aug. 23 to Sept. 1

Illinois 59 Closing at Rail Crossing Aug. 23 to Sept. 1

It’s not in Kane County, but Kane County drivers might be interested to know that repairs to the Union Pacific Railroad crossing on Hough Street (Illinois 59), north of Main Street/County Line Road in Barrington, will require a full closure starting, weather permitting, 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23.

A detour will direct motorists to County Line Road/Main Street, Hart Road and Northwest Highway (U.S. 14).

The work is expected to be complete by, weather permitting, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sep. 1.

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