Illinois: UP to upgrade 20 roadway surfaces

19 Nov

Union Pacific railroad (UP) is investing USD12 million to upgrade their right-of-way between West Chicago and Franklin Grove. Included within the project is renewal of the roadway surface at 20 level crossings. The project will be complete by mid-December 2014.

The project is one of nearly 1,500 UP will complete across its 32,000-mile network this year to help improve train operating efficiency, reduce motorist wait times at crossings and enhance safety.

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