Metro-East News

Railroad crossing work planned near New Baden

Illinois 161/Summerfield Road between Richter School Road and Renth Road, near New Baden is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, the Illinois Department of Transportation said.

Weather permitting, Norfolk Southern Railway Company plans to rehabilitate its crossing along Illinois 161, IDOT said.

A marked detour is planned to guide motorists around the closure, IDOT said.