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.

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