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Repairs keep residents from their home for hours

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A blocked Kansas City Southern railroad crossing kept residents in one Bossier City community from their homes today. KCS confirms maintenance is being conducted at the crossing on Alfred Lane, the only way into a nearby mobile home park. The road was supposed to have been blocked from 8:30 Monday morning to two in the afternoon. However, crews were still at work past three, keeping residents waiting.


"We've been gone since 8 o'clock this morning, trying to stay away," Jamie Davis said. "We finally came home and we can't get back. It's pretty rough trying to get home. People are about to start getting off of work. Kids are getting out of school. They can't get home. If you have a medical emergency, you're stuck."


Some residents feel as if they weren't given proper notice. KCS says the community's manager was notified on Oct. 19th to handout flyers.


 

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