The BNSF will be conducting maintenance on the crossing located at Grand Avenue from September 5th through September 13th to lay track and put down new support systems between the rails. During this period the crossing will be closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.
Pedestrians who need to cross the tracks are advised to cross at Lawn Avenue or utilize the at grade pedestrian crossing located at Central Avenue. Vehicles are recommended to cross at Lawn Avenue or Wolf Road.
No significant impacts are anticipated upon Metra schedules, however all trains moving through this work area may need to slow down due to workers on the tracks. Trains may need to blow additional horns while crossing through the work area.