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Hawthorne railroad crossing work delayed

Main Avenue, Crete Mills crossing reconstruction set for October

Hawthorne Ave railroad crossing reconstruction starts this week (Aug. 9).

Update Sept. 8: The start of this crossing reconstruction project by Burlington Northern has been delayed. The City will share updated details when they are received.

Original: Burlington Northern railroad officials have notified the City of Crete that reconstruction of the Hawthorne Avenue railroad crossing will start this week (Aug. 9).

Railroad officials have also said the Main Avenue and Crete Mills spur crossing reconstruction will start in October. The entire crossing, including the street in between the sets of tracks, is railroad property and the maintenance responsibility of railroad crews.

Any updates to these projects and changes to schedules will be shared by the city as they are received from Burlington Northern officials.