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Archive for May 31st, 2013

Turn-around at IVCC needs to be replaced

Posted by wlpo on May 31, 2013

A change of plans at Illinois Valley Community College is costing an extra $116,000.   “Unforeseen soil conditions” under the turn-around in front of the college means the turnaround will have to be replaced before the Peter Miller Community Technology Center opens.

The roadwork won’t delay the completion of the building which is scheduled for September 1.



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Lane closures beginning Monday on I-39 bridge

Posted by wlpo on May 31, 2013

          Maintenance to the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bridge by Oglesby will have traffic slowing on Interstate 39.  Starting Monday one lane in each direction will be closed as crews apply a sealant to the bridge deck.

          The project shouldn’t take longer than two weeks, weather permitting.  Signs warning about traffic delays are posted.

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Red Cross to be in Marseilles Saturday

Posted by wlpo on May 31, 2013

As the cleanup continues in Marseilles, the American Red Cross is still there to help.

Members of the Illinois Valley Chapter of the Red Cross will meet with homeowners and business owners from 10am-12pm Saturday at the American Legion Hall.

If you’re a flood victim in Marseilles and haven’t picked up your $150 voucher from City Hall, you have until June 30th to do so.  Forms are available to fill out to receive a second flood relief payment.

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