Roads begin closing Monday as CSX does more upgrades

From STAFF REPORTS
news@newnan.com
On Monday, CSX railroad will begin another segment in its major tie replacement project and the installation/ construction crew will move throughout Coweta.
Coweta County officials have been notified of a number of roads that will be closed as part of the project, said Patricia Palmer, Coweta County public affairs director.
The roads county officials know will be closed are:
• Walsh Johnson Road – dead end with no other access. The railroad has contacted homes affected and the Coweta Fire Department is planning to place a reserve truck across the railroad tracks.
• Walt Sanders Road. • Posey Road – A dead end with no other access – The railroad was working to contact these homes but the fire department is planning to place a reserve truck across the railroad.
• McCollum Road (SR 154).
• Bagley Road.
• Bagley Road (2nd crossing).
• Johnston Circle.
• Vine Street.
• Rugby Lane
• Herring Road – A detour will be in place from U.S. Hwy. 29 to Green Top Road.
There are other streets/ roads affected but they are either private roads or in a municipality, Palmer said. An exact starting location for the work was not given, and county officials said they will share that information as soon as it is passed along from CSX.


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