Locust Street between Colton and Towanda closed for water repair

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By WJBC Staff

BLOOMINGTON – Effective immediately, Locust Street between Colton and Towanda will be closed to all traffic due to water repair work.

Locust Street will reopen as soon as work is completed.

Drivers will have to use alternate routes at this time.

For more information, contact the Bloomington Water Department at 309-434-2426.


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