Planned Beech Street road closures in Normal | Local news

NORMAL – The Union Pacific Railroad will close the Beech Street crossing starting Sunday, December 12 for track repairs.

The closure is expected to last 24 to 48 hours. A detour route will be established via Linden Street for drivers to navigate the area, and drivers are urged to avoid the crossing while construction is in progress.

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Questions or concerns should be directed to Reagan Traffic Control, 217-629-8000.

Beech Street will also be closed to traffic from Locust Street North to Mayfair Street for a Nicor ​​gas line relocation project. The road closure will last until Monday, December 20, weather permitting.

The Normal Community Activity Center, 1110 Douglas Street, welcomed Santa Claus on Sunday morning for a lunch and a visit with the little ones.

Drivers are encouraged to take the detour to North Maple Street when traveling in the area.

Call 309-433-9917 with any questions.

Road closures mapping projectors are also available online.

Contact Olivia Jacobs at (309) -820-3352.

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