URBANA — The city reports that the first section of Philo Road south of Windsor Road is now open.
Businesses at The Pines development including Busey Bank, Milo's Restaurant and Monicals Pizza can now be reached from Philo Road.
Starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, the remaining section of Philo Road will be closed between Marc Trail and the south corporate limits of the city, weather permitting, until Nov. 2, to allow for the reconstruction of Philo Road.
Access to the First Baptist Church will be available from Windsor Road to Myra Ridge Drive to Marc Trail. The church's parking lot will be accessible during the road closure at all times.
Access to the Deerfield Trails subdivision and South Ridge subdivision will be from Windsor Road to Myra Ridge Drive.