Moline Road (Old Illinois 2) near Lyndon will close Aug. 8

DIXON – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Moline Road (Old Illinois 2) in Whiteside County will be closed at the BNSF Railroad crossing on Monday, Aug. 8. The crossing, which is located approximately 2.5 miles west of Lyndon, will be closed through Saturday, Aug. 13, to allow the railroad to remove and replace their at-grade crossing and repave the approaches.

No detour will be posted.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid the work area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits, refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

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