COLLINSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, Illinois Route 111 between BP Lanes and East Hawthorne Street in Hartford, in Madison County, will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

The closure will continue for four days through Thursday, Oct. 10, 2016, then four additional days through Oct. 13, IDOT said.

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IDOT said the road closure is necessary to allow Northern Southern Railway to rehabilitate a crossing. IDOT said a marked detour will be in place to safely guide motorists around the closure.

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“The department asks travelers to be patient and use extra caution near and throughout the work area,” IDOT said. For more information contact Rebecca Tharp at (618) 346-3197.

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