Intersection, Lane, Road and Railroad Crossing Closures
The following lane and road closures have been posted by or reported to the city’s Public Works Department. Closures can result from work being done in the street, the street and lane closed for safety reasons as private contractor perform work or are provided by outside agencies, such as IDOT or the Macon County Highway Department, that may affect travel in and around Decatur.
Please reduce speed and follow all signs in the work areas.
Meadowlark Drive – 06/06/2022 to 09/01/2022
Kinney Contractors Inc. will be performing box culvert repair and roadway repairs on North Meadowlark Drive, between Hummingbird Drive and Whippoorwill Drive, beginning Monday, June 6, 2022.
This work will cause the total closure of North Meadowlark Drive, between Hummingbird Drive and Whippoorwill Drive, starting at 7:00 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2022 to approximately 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2022. The detour will be as follows: Hummingbird Drive to East Robin Drive to IL Route 48. Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone.
For further details, please contact Steve Pigg at 217-825-7011
Meadowlark Bridge — undetermined reopening
Due to the bridge’s declining condition, the City of Decatur has closed the southbound lane of the Meadowlark Drive Bridge in the Meadowlark Neighborhood effective immediately.
The bridge is located along Meadowlark Drive in between Whippoorwill Drive and Hummingbird Drive. There will be a weight limit of 15 tons posted for the bridge. No vehicles that weigh more than 15 tons may cross the bridge.
Northbound and southbound traffic will still be permitted to use the bridge, but only one lane will be open. Traffic travelling either direction must yield to oncoming traffic crossing the bridge before proceeding across. Please use caution when approaching the bridge and follow the direction of the signs and other traffic control posted.
This lane closure is in effect until the bridge is replaced, which is schedule for 2022.
For further details, please contact Public Works Engineering at 217-424-2747
County Highway 41 (Wyckles Road — May 2, 2022 to July 29,2022
Weather Permitting; Monday, May 2, 2022 UCM Contractors will be closing County Highway 41 (Wyckles Road) for bridge repair until approximately July 29, 2022. The road will be closed between IL Route 121 and Route 36 at the I-72 overpass.
If you have any questions, please call the Macon County Highway Department at (217) 424-1404.