Two rail crossing improvement projects approved in county

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved stipulated agreements advancing two highway-rail crossing safety improvements projects in Randolph County.

Both agreements require Illinois Central Railroad Company to install new automatic warning devices at the N. 4th Street (AAR/DOT #296137M, Railroad milepost 46.5-G) highway-rail grade crossing in Coulterville and a highway-rail grade crossing (AAR/DOT #294782C, railroad milepost 592.50-MM) near Sparta.

For more on the projects, please see this week’s print edition.