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Westmont to offer promotions for businesses affected by railroad construction

Published: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 10:34 a.m. CDT

WESTMONT – The Westmont First Committee will be working together with other community organizations to encourage shopping in downtown Westmont during the railroad reconstruction beginning Thursday.

Don't Be Afraid to Shop Downtown Westmont will last until Oct. 26 – the day after reconstruction is said to be completed.

The event includes sales and free treats throughout all of downtown. For a complete list of participating businesses, visit or

For more information or questions, contact Larry McIntyre at 630-981-6245.

Although vehicles will not be allowed to cross the tracks, there will be pedestrian walkways in the area of construction.

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