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MCT resumes Muny trips

PONTOON BEACH — Madison County Transit will again pick up passengers at 13 locations for rides to the shows at the Muny in Forest Park. Starting Friday, July 30, the Muny Express will drops passengers off right in front of the Muny who season starts with “Smokey Joe’s Café.” Other upcoming shows include “The Sound of Music,” “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” “On Your Feet” and “Chicago.”
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Interstate bridge over Mississippi River to begin reopening

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that was closed after a crack was found in the span will begin reopening to traffic next week, transportation officials said Wednesday. The Arkansas and Tennessee departments of transportation said the eastbound lanes of the Hernando DeSoto Bridge...
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Progress made on Madison County Railroad crossing fix

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – Traffic at Madison County Railroad crossing had been blocked for more than a year. Residents called You Paid For It for help. Angry frustrated residents just had no idea when two Madison County cities, Madison and Venice, would fix a railroad crossing where the street had collapsed. Trains were moving through the crossing.
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I-55/70 Closure in Madison County Set For Aug. 6 to Aug. 9

TROY – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a complete weekend closure of northbound/eastbound lanes of I-55/70 between IL 159 and I-270, beginning on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm, weather permitting. This northbound/eastbound section of roadway will be completely closed to traffic for the weekend. It will be reopened to traffic at 6:00 am, Monday, August 9. The detour route for this closure is as follows:
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Injured passenger alleges Walmart Transportation driver caused Troy crash

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger claims she was injured when a Walmart Transportation driver allegedly caused a crash on Edwardsville Road in Troy. Ariel Walker filed a complaint July 12 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Robert Stogsdill and Walmart Transportation LLC, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Walker was...
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Driver allegedly failed to stop at intersection, caused Highland collision

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims another driver failed to stop at the intersection of Cypress Street and 12th Street in Highland, causing a collision. Audrey Kasmarzik filed a complaint July 12 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Ralph Kampwerth in the Madison County Circuit Court, alleging negligence. According to...
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Motorist allegedly caused rear-end collision while attempting to park

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is accused of rear-ending another vehicle while attempting to park on North 2nd Street. Rokeshia Jones and Jamie Gasper filed a complaint July 14 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Dawn Wilkinson, alleging negligence. According to the complaint, Jones and Gasper were occupying a parked...
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Car crashes into Madison County Animal Control office

Madison County Animal Care and Control is closed after a 16-year-old driver crashed into the facility Thursday night. The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. when the driver, who was attempting to make a u-turn in the parking lot, struck the southwest corner of the building on Illinois 143, Edwardsville. The...
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Motorist allegedly ran red light, caused three-car collision

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims she was injured in a three-car collision caused by a speeding driver who ran a red light at the intersection of IL 140 and IL 159. Kathleen Diestelhorst filed a complaint July 9 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Kevin Kessinger and Larry Schmitt Trucking Inc., alleging negligence.
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Passenger alleges driver ran red light, caused Route 3 crash

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger alleges she suffered trauma and injuries after a speeding driver allegedly failed to stop in time for a red light and caused a crash. Kaprishya White filed a complaint July 8 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Faultless Linen Supply Co., and Keith M. Hurst, alleging negligence.
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Suit alleges intoxicated driver caused rear-end crash in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims she was injured when an intoxicated driver caused a rear-end collision in Edwardsville. Amanda Niebling and Benjamin Niebling filed a complaint July 7 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Macayla Thompson, alleging negligence. According to the plaintiffs' complaint, Amanda Niebling was driving her vehicle...
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Passenger alleges injuries from Glen Carbon crash

EDWARDSVILLE — A passenger claims she was injured in a rear-end collision in Glen Carbon. Vicki Demkey filed a complaint July 7 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Darrin Freeman. According to her complaint, Demkey was a passenger in a vehicle that was traveling on Troy Road in Glen...
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I-55 in Madison County Intermittent Lane Restrictions Are Announced

EDWARDSVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent lane restrictions will begin on I-55 at the IL 143 interchange, on Monday night, July 19, 2021, weather permitting. One lane will remain open in both directions at all times. The times of the restrictions are as follows: Southbound – 8:00 pm to 5:00 am, 7-days a week Northbound – 7:00 pm to 7:00 am, 7-days a week These restrictions are needed to do bridge repairs and the work is expected Continue Reading