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According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the IL-23 and 38-Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing in DeKalb will close Monday, June 13, for up to 12 days. The closure will allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its Main 1 grade crossing and reconstruct its Main 2 crossing. To provide a detour that will accommodate...
Clinton Cargile. Photo by Jeff Threewitt.
Every generation has its bold ideas, ideas so powerful that they can change the destiny of an entire town Long before Northern Illinois University was a glimmer in the region’s eye, DeKalb and Sycamore were locked in a heated race over which town would bring railroad service to the county. When DeKalb secured the railroad...
Photo of a railroad crossing signal
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that the Illinois 23/38 Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing located in DeKalb will be closed Monday, Nov. 11. Illinois 23/38 will be closed for up to seven days to allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its Main 1 grade crossing. To provide a detour that will accommodate...