Highway 50 remains closed at Silver Creek

News-DemocratApril 20, 2013 

Highway 50 at Silver Creek near Lebanon remains closed due to flooding, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

The department also has instituted a detour along Illinois 100 and Illinois 106 near Grafton and expects additional road closures as the level of the Mississippi River continues to rise.

Roadways expected to be impacted by the rising river include: Illinois 100 through Grafton, Illinois 3 in Grafton, the Brussels Ferry, the Illinois 3 by-pass near Chester and Kaskaskia Street in Chester.

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