Ottawa, IL – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the US 52-Illinois Railway
grade crossing in Serena will be closed on Monday, November 14, 2016. US 52 will be closed for
approximately five days to allow the Illinois Railway to rebuild their crossing. US 52 traffic will proceed as
US 52 eastbound traffic will proceed south on IL 23 to I-80; thence east on I-80 to IL 71;
thence north on IL 71 back to US 52.
US 52 westbound traffic will proceed south on IL 71 to I-80; thence west on I-80 to IL 23;
thence north on IL 23 back to US 52.
Motorists are urged to use caution and expect delays while traveling the detour route.
Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
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