Railroad work closes road for six weeks in Joliet

(JOLIET) Railroad work will begin Thursday in Joliet, closing a street in the south suburb for six weeks.

Ragnor Benson Construction, LLC will be adding a third rail for the Joliet Bulk Barge and Rail at the crossing near Brandon Road and Woodruff Avenue, Joliet City Manager James D. Hock said in a statement.

Brandon Road will be fully closed for six weeks near the site, Hock said.

Drivers will be detoured to use U.S. Route 6 to the north, Route 53 to the east and Laraway Road to the south, Hock said.

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