The Canadian National Railroad crossing of Bowes Road near Nesler Road in the City of Elgin will be closed from 6:00 AM Tuesday, September 3, through 6:00 PM Thursday, September 5, 2019. The closure is necessary to allow Canadian National work crews to safely and more quickly perform a full crossing rehabilitation and repaving of the crossing area. There will be a posted detour route and message boards on Bowes Road announcing the closure and providing details on the detour route. A map of the detour route is provided with this announcement.
Any questions or concerns may be directed to Kurt Nika, KDOT’s Chief of Traffic Operations and Permitting, 630-584-1170.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour routes. Motorists should expect delays in the area surrounding the closure and posted detour route so please be prepared to reduce speed, exercise caution and remain alert. Motorists are advised to consider adding additional time to their commute and travel during the closure and use of the detour route.
To view all Kane County Traffic Advisories, see http://www.co.kane.il.us/dot/trafficalerts/Default.aspx.
KDOT reminds drivers that is illegal to talk on a cell phone or text while driving through a highway construction work zone. The minimum penalty for speeding in a work zone is $375.
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