If you travel New Poag Road between Illinois Route 3 and Illinois Route 111, you may need to find another route for a few weeks.  Portions of that stretch of road will be closed for road construction starting Monday, April 25.  This is part of a patching, slope repair, and resurfacing project.

Madison County Engineer Mark Gvillo:

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Once the first stage of repairs to New Poag Road are completed, Gvillo tells The Big Z the second stage will begin, resulting in the closure of New Poag Road from Illinois Route 3 to Old Alton Road.  He says the phase that starts Monday should take a couple of weeks to complete, and the second phase should last about a week.


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