Freight trains are running along the track that saw a derailment Monday near Hoover Forest Preserve, but Poplar Drive might not be fully open until Friday, Yorkville officials said.
A handful of Illinois Railnet cars carrying sand were derailed Monday evening, and the clean-up contractors left a pile of gravel on Poplar Drive that limited traffic on the road, which is the only access to homes north of the railroad tracks.
Yorkville Deputy Police Chief Larry Hilt spoke with a foreman on the site about 2 p.m. Thursday.
“He didn’t know for sure when they would be done," Hilt said. Continued