Additional crossing part of CSX railroad maintenance project

From Staff Reports news@newnan.com A crossing at Minnie Sewell Road has been added to those that CSX railroad will be working on as part of a maintenance project. Crews are expecting to reach the Minnie Sewell crossing later this week, according to Patricia Palmer, public affairs director for Coweta County.
A detour route is available and residents affected are being contacted directly by the railroad contractor, Palmer said. Several Coweta County roads will be closed at CSX railroad crossings due to CSX work on the railroads. The project began Feb. 6 in Troup County and is moving northward along the tracks into Coweta and is expected to be completed by Feb. 24, according to Palmer. Other roads affected: •n These roads will have a detour route posted: – Levi Bradbury Road – Pine Road – Tidwell Street (Town of Moreland) – East Broad Street (City of Newnan). • No detour available: – Johnson Place has no detour available. Citizens affected have been personally notified by CSX and plans are in place for access in case of emergency, Palmer said.

More Local

Main Street Newnan

‘Rio 2’ on big screen at park Friday

Main Street Newnan is holding its second Screen on the Green outdoor family movie Friday as part of August’s First Friday event, &ldqu ... Read More


Effort seeks support for ‘Common Law Grand Jury'

Citizens from across Georgia will be gathering in Ringgold today in an effort to have “Common Law Grand Juries” in each county. ... Read More


Roundabout proposed for Hwys. 54/16 intersection

A traffic roundabout is proposed to replace the four-way stop at the intersection of Georgia Highways 54 and 16 between the towns of Sharpsb ... Read More


Suspect in year-old Troup robbery arrested

By Wes Mayer wesley@newnan.com The man suspected of robbing a barbecue restaurant in LaGrange just more than a year ago has finally been arr ... Read More


Grantville seeks budget solutions

While media from metro Atlanta television outlets were in attendance for Monday’s city council meeting in Grantville about an expected ... Read More

Coweta schools welcome 101 new teachers

The Coweta County School System welcomed 101 new teachers at its annual new teacher orientation earlier this week. In his remarks to the new ... Read More