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May 18

Commuters to Detour Due to Railroad Repairs

Posted on May 18, 2017 at 8:30 AM by Communications Department

** Update**  Yorktown Road has been rescheduled for June 13th and Elmhurst Street has been rescheduled for June 14th.


CSX Railroad has scheduled closures of various railroad crossingsRailroad Crossing_SC beginning Saturday, May 20 for the next several weeks. The closures are necessary to allow for repairs to be completed on the crossings. The closures require traffic to be rerouted, and signage will direct travelers to the detour routes. Each crossing is expected to be closed for two days. The length of closing is dependent upon weather or other unforeseen issues. The crossings to be closed and the start dates of the closings are as follows:
• Industrial Park – May 20
• Harpersville Road – May 30
• Elmhurst Street – June 5
• Yorktown Road – June 5