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Sections of New Poag Road to be closed beginning Monday, April 25

From Illinois Business Journal news services

EDWARDSVILLE — Two sections of New Poag Road will be closed for lengthy road construction beginning Monday, April 25.

The Madison County Highway Department’s contractor, RCS Construction, is scheduled to close New Poag Road between Illinois Route 111 and Lakeview Corporate Drive to perform pavement patching operations.

The section of road will be closed to all traffic. New Poag Road from Route 3 to Lakeview Corporate will remain open. During this closure, Lakeview Corporate drive will only be accessible from Illinois Route 3.

This road closure will remain in effect until approximately May 9, 2016. Due to weather conditions, all dates are tentative and subject to change. A map of the road closure area and detour routes is available at the Madison County website,

Once the first stage of repairs to New Poag Road are completed, the second stage will proceed, resulting in the closure of New Poag Road from Illinois Route 3 to Old Alton Road. A road closure notice and detour route will be sent out prior to this closure.

The posted north detour for this closure is:

– Route 111 north to Robbins Road
–  West to South Delmar Avenue
– South to Route 3 (via Piasa Lane)
– South on Route 3 to New Poag Road.

The posted south detour for this closure is:

–  Route 111 south to Interstate 270 west
–  North on Route 3 to New Poag Road

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