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Posted on: September 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Roosevelt Road Reopened to Traffic

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UPDATE: 9/21/20 12:30 p.m.:

Roosevelt Road has been reopened to traffic following a crash with injuries involving a car versus a bicyclist. The investigation team has completed its work on the scene, and eastbound and westbound traffic lanes are now open. Thank you for your patience.

ORIGINAL MESSAGE: 9/21/20 9:41 a.m.:

Wheaton Police have shut down eastbound Roosevelt Road from West Street to Gables Boulevard due to a crash involving a car versus a bicyclist with injuries. Westbound Roosevelt Road traffic will remain open until the investigation team begins working, at which time both directions of traffic will be closed to all traffic. 

 Motorists should avoid the area by taking alternative east/west roadways such as Butterfield Rd. (Rt. 56) or North Ave. (Rt.66)

Wheaton Police Department personnel are on site directing traffic around this area but there will be major delays. The suggested local detour for eastbound traffic is north on Gables, east on Childs,  and south on West Street to Roosevelt Road. The suggested local detour for westbound traffic is north on West Street, west on Childs Street, and south on Gables Boulevard to Roosevelt Road. 

We appreciate your patience and will provide a further update once this road has reopened.

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