A portion of Route 1 in Carmi will be closed for about 3 days beginning Wednesday, August 22nd. Region Five Engineer for IDOT, Jeffrey Keirn says crews will be removing and replacing the rail and roadway panels at the crossing in Carmi. This is the crossing just east of the turnoff for Epworth road from Main Street in Carmi.
No traffic will be permitted through the area during the repairs. A marked detour will guide motorists around the crossing. There are a number of alternate routes. You should plan accordingly.