Norfolk Southern rail line

Railroad Crossing Work Starting Today

by Sarah Fay Campbell

Norfolk Southern Railway was set to begin work today upgrading street crossings on its railway line.

The schedule submitted to Coweta County shows work starting in Senoia today, and moving west.

The crossing work will require the closing of the crossings for a short time. Each crossing will have to be closed twice for the upgrades.

Crossings set to be closed today are Senoia Broad Street, Pylant Street, Andrews Parkway, Bob Walter Freeman Road, Brown Road, a private crossing, Brown’s Crossing, Elder’s Mill Road/Standing Rock Road, Turin Road, and North Hunter Street.

Tuesday’s scheduled work will be at Sharpsburg Church Street, Sharpsburg Main Street, J.W. Byron Road, Marion Beavers Road, Poplar Road and Joe Cox Road.

Work is set for Wednesday on Shedden Avenue, Yeager Road, Turkey Creek Road and Murphy Street.

Thursday’s crossings are East Newnan Road, Dodson Street, Martin Luther King Drive and Thompson Street.

There are no closings scheduled for Friday, according to the schedule submitted to Coweta County from the railroad.

Work will resume Monday, at First Avenue, Second Avenue, Spring Street and West Washington Street.

On Feb. 11, crews are scheduled to work on the Ellis Street, V.C. Street, Bonnell Street, and Franklin Highway crossings and two private crossings.

Set for Feb. 12 are Mulberry Street, Hwy. 34 Bypass, Mayo Royal Industrial Drive, Glover Road, Bibb Drive and Welcome to Sargent Road.

The last batch of crossings are scheduled for Feb. 13: Henry Bryant Road, Sargent Main Street, and Wagers Mill Road.



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