Rte. 146 closed at railroad crossing in Ware, Ill. for repairs

Rte. 146 closure to begin at railroad crossing in Ware, Ill.

WARE, Ill. (KFVS) - Drivers will need to allow for some extra travel time during a scheduled railroad project in Union County, Illinois.

The railroad crossing on Illinois Route 146 in Ware will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12 through 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13.

The crossing is located just east of the Rte. 146/Rte. 3 intersection.

According to IDOT, Union Pacific Railroad crews will be removing and replacing the railroad surface on Rte. 146 during the closure.

There will be a marked detour.

Drivers are urged to use caution and to avoid the area if possible.

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