POSTPONED: St. Mary’s Road Closure

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POSTPONED: St. Mary’s Road Closure

Due to a conflict with an adjacent Metra Railroad closure and detour route, the new closure date for the work on St. Mary's Road is now scheduled from Monday, September 27 at 7 a.m. until late afternoon Sunday, October 17.

Original News Release from August 24th

Mettawa, IL- The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) in conjunction with Canadian National Railroad, on behalf of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E RR), will be temporarily closing St. Mary’s Road between IL 176 and IL 60. The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and is scheduled to reopen late afternoon Monday, Sept. 27. The work is being done as part of the resurfacing of St. Mary's Road, which is also adding bike friendly shoulders, drainage improvements, and improvements to the EJ&E RR pavement approach at the existing railroad crossing.

DETOUR ROUTE: IL 176 to IL 21 to IL 60.

Local traffic will have access from IL 176 south to the railroad crossing and from IL 60 north to the railroad crossing. The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.