You will need to navigate around these road closures while crew demolish and remove Hanley Furniture Co. building.

Traffic in downtown Rockford near BMO Harris Bank Center might be a pain over the next few days as crews demolish and clean up the mess from the Hanley Furniture Co. building fire.

Roads surrounding the area will be closed "until further notice", according to WREX.

The  following downtown roads will be closed until further notice: Chestnut St. (US Business Route 20 eastbound) from Church St. to Wyman St.; South Main St. from Elm St. to Green St.; and South Main St. (IL Route 2 northbound) at Cedar St.

Detour routes for these road closures will be posted.

Google Maps

Unaffected businesses are open so give yourself some extra time if you're headed to that area.

[H/T WREX]


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