The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that Illinois 9 (Ann Eliza Street) in Pekin will close at 7 a.m. Nov. 27, weather permitting, for repairs to a railroad crossing.

The closure area is between Second and Third streets, and traffic should follow the posted detour. Work on the crossing is expected to be finished by 5 p.m. Nov. 30, weather permitting.

Please use caution when traveling through this and any work zone. Slow down, watch for construction vehicles and refrain from using handheld devices.

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