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State May Help Improve Highway Near Hamilton

Hamilton, IL – The Illinois Department of Transporation may make changes to a tricky stretch of Highway 136 between Keokuk and Hamilton. Hamilton Mayor Steve Woodruff says a DOT representative told the city that the agency would look into the how a merge lane just before the southeast entrance to Hamilton is labeled. He says the need for an improvement is apparant. Woodruff says the state has discussed painting arrows on the road, setting up larger signs, or even moving the merge lane.