Update - Carbondale Eclipse Road Closures

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
August 17, 2017

UPDATE: CARBONDALE ECLIPSE ROAD CLOSURES 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –The City of Carbondale would like to remind eclipse goers that all major roads in Carbondale will remain open during the eclipse.

Washington Street between Main and Walnut streets will be closed starting on Friday, August 18 at 7 a.m. due to preparations for Shadow Fest. The closure will remain in effect until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22.

A portion of W. Hospital Drive between S. Illinois and S. University avenues will also be closed starting on Friday, August 18 at 7 a.m. due to preparations for the Eclipse Marketplace. The closure will remain in effect until Monday, August 21 at 9 p.m.

Route 13, U.S. Highway 51, Illinois Avenue and all other main thoroughfares are planned to be open throughout eclipse weekend.

If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939.

 

 
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