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CSX Closures to repair railroad Crossings beginning next week in Bell and Harlan Counties

From The KYTC -

MANCHESTER, Ky. (May 5, 2020) – CSX Corporation has advised that various railroad crossings in Bell and Harlan Counties will begin to have closures on Tuesday, May 11. An estimated completion date for the closures is set for Friday, July 2.


The closures will occur every two to three days until all railroad crossings are complete.


The schedule:

Bell County

  • KY 1344: railroad crossing at mile point 5.287 (Don Green Road and Earl Miracle Road). Detour signing will be provided.

  • KY 2012: railroad crossing at mile point 0.230 (Hen Wilder Branch Road and Balkan Road). No signed detour. Access will be provided by CSX.

  • KY 987: railroad crossing at mile point 7.332 (River Road and Long Track Road). Detour signing will be provided.

Harlan County

  • KY 2007: railroad crossing at mile point 0.518 (KY 3449 and Cliff Branch Road). Detour signing will be provided.

  • KY 219: railroad crossing at mile point 4.383 (Terrys Fork Road and Water Tank Road)​. Detour signing will be provided.

  • KY 840: railroad crossing at mile point 3.688 (Bailey Loop and Collins Drive). Detour signing will be provided.

  • KY 3451: railroad crossing at mile point 1.846 (Howard Dr-Wilhoit and Silas Middleton Road). No signed Detour. Access will be provided as needed by CSX.

  • KY 3449: railroad crossing at mile point 1.500 (Forest Creek Cemetery and KY 2007​). No signed Detour. Access will be provided as needed by CSX.

This message is provided as a courtesy of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The date, time, and duration of work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.


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