• Salem Township has announced the following roads will be closed at times Friday for oil and chipping work. Hotze Road for a short section north of Mills Cart, the Hotze and Boone Street intersection, CJ Heck Road from Sportsman Club west one half-mile, 3400 block of Red Stripe to Hotze Road and then on Hotze Road to near the Fair Barn. Remaining oil will be used on the Purcell Road. Work will begin at 8:30 am and be completed by mid-afternoon.
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  • The CN Railroad will be closing crossings on its line throughout Marion County. The crossing on the Tonti Road, just West of the Hotze Road, will be closed today, Thursday, October 19th. Closure times will vary.
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  • The city of Centralia has issued a boil order for South Maple Street from East 12th to East 14th. Please contact the Centralia Public Works Department at 533-7660 with any questions or concerns.
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  • The following communities have set Trick or Treat nights.
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  • The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced Old U.S. 50 will be intermittently restricted to one lane from Koch Lane in Breese to ¼ mile west of Stolletown Road starting Tuesday, Sept. 26, weather permitting.
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  • The Marion County Highway Department will close the Kell Road between Roosevelt and Van Buren Roads at eight Monday morning for the next few months for replacement of the bridge over Horse Creek. Watch for notification when that section of Kell Road is reopened.
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  • The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that there will be some lane restrictions for improvements to U.S. 51 from Sandoval to Britt Road from now through October 20th. You're asked to slow down and use extreme caution when driving through the work zone. Watch for workers or flaggers. Please don't use your cell phone or text.
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