The Winnebago County Sheriff Department announced the closing of a busy roadway for road repairs in Machesney Park starting Wednesday. Here's what you need to know.


According to The Rock River Times and The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department, the roads of Latham and Ralston will be closed for repairs of a water leak.

The roadways, which connect Routes 2 and 251 in Machesney Park, will be closed to thru traffic beginning Wednesday and continuing through Friday.

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Local traffic will be permitted to access the roadways during repairs. All thru traffic is being encouraged to used Harlem Road as an alternative route to make things more simple for all involved.

Be safe and reduce speeds in construction zones.