Trees Cut Down During Road Work

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MACHESNEY PARK (WIFR) – Some residents are concerned as trees are being cut down on Illinois Route 73 near Perryville Road.

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, crews will be adding another median shoulder on the North side of 173. A waterway is also being shifted to the north. IDOT also owns the south side where some trees are being taken down along the right away.

IDOT says that for every tree cut down, they will be planning another tree.

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