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IDOT, in conjunction with the Union Pacific Railroad, will begin repairing the deteriorated railroad crossing on IL 72, east of I-90, in Gilberts starting this October.

Route 72 will be fully closed to all traffic at the railroad tracks.  The closure will begin the morning of October 10 and will conclude on October 17 (weather permitting).  All traffic is being detoured to Big Timber Road via Tyrell Road.

Fifty-six bus routes will be impacted by the detour and increased traffic on the limited roads available for east/west traffic.

This transportation impact is not limited to students or schools in Gilberts. It also includes Dundee-Crown High School, Hampshire High School, Jacobs High School, deLacey Family Education Center, Dundee Middle School, Eastview Elementary School, Gilberts Elementary School, Hampshire Elementary School, Hampshire Middle School, Neubert Elementary School, Oak Ridge, Sleepy Hollow Elementary School, Wright Elementary School,...

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