Road Closures Jan. 23-29, 2023

E. Pershing Rd. – Jan.23-24

City crews will be making concrete pavement repairs in the 2500 block of East Pershing Road, beginning Monday, January 23, 2023. This work will cause the 2500 block of East Pershing Road to be reduced to one lane for east bound traffic, from 7:30 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2023, to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2023.  Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution, and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone.  For further details, please contact Byron Bowman at 217-875-4820.

E. Grove Rd. – Jan. 23

City crews will be making repairs to the guardrails on E. Grove Road, between Phillips Drive and Forrest Green Drive, beginning Monday, January 23, 2023. This work will cause the closure of E. Grove Road, between Phillips Drive and Forrest Green Drive, from 7:30 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2023, to 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2023. Detour route as follows:  West bound traffic on E. Grove Road will take a right on S. Forrest Green Drive to Ridgeway Drive and turn left and then turn left on Phillips Dr; East bound traffic on E. Grove Road will take a left on Phillips Drive to Ridgeway Drive and turn right and then turn right on Forrest Green Drive, however the road will be open in the evenings.  Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution, and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone.  For further details, please contact Jordan Peck at 217-875-4820.

N. Monroe St. – Jan. 23-26

Ameren crews will be performing gas service retirement for City ordered demo at 946 North Monroe Street, beginning Monday, January 23, 2023. This work will cause the closure of both north bound lanes at 946 North Monroe Street, from 8:00 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2023, to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2023.  Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution, and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone.  For further details, please contact Dave McCauley at 217-891-8240.

N. Monroe St. – Jan.18-23

City of Decatur water department will be conducting water service repairs in the 800 block of N. Monroe St., between W. Green St. and W. King St., beginning Wednesday January 18, 2023. This work will cause the closure of the South Bound lane only in the 800 block of N. Monroe St., between W. Green St. and W. King St., from 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2023, to 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2023.  This is not a complete closure so please yield to oncoming traffic.  Motorist should slow down, use extreme caution, and are encouraged to seek an alternate route around the work zone.  For further details, please contact Andrew Whitehead at 217-875-5705.

Franklin Street Rd – Jan. 17-@ Feb. 7

Weather Permitting; Tuesday, January 17, 2023, County Highway 61 (Franklin Street Road) will be closed to thru traffic for drainage work during working hours only 7:00am until 3:00pm Monday-Friday for approximately 3 weeks. The road will be closed between Hillshire Road and West Grove Road. If you have any questions, please call the Macon County Highway Department at (217) 424-1404.