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KCS to close 3 railroad crossings Wednesday for repairs

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BOSSIER CITY, La. -

Kansas City Southern Railroad Wednesday will close the railroad crossings along Barksdale Boulevard on Shady Grove Drive, Fullilove Drive and Waller Avenue while crews work to replace the crossings. The closings will take place as follows:

• The Shady Grove Drive crossing is scheduled to close beginning at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and reopen late that afternoon. Motorists can use Panther Drive and Bellaire Boulevard as detours. The railroad crossings at Panther Drive and Bellaire Boulevard were closed Tuesday for similar work and are expected to reopen this evening.

• The Fullilove Drive crossing is scheduled to close at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning and reopen late that afternoon. Motorists are advised to utilize Beverly Street as a detour.

• The Waller Avenue crossing is scheduled to close at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning and reopen late that afternoon. Motorists are advised to utilize Schex Drive as a detour.

Please note that work was being done Tuesday to replace railroad crossing on Schex Drive at Barkdsale Boulevard, but that crossing will be open Wednesday even though the work will not be complete. The Schex Drive crossing will close late Wednesday afternoon when the Waller Avenue crossing reopens so that work on replacing the Schex Drive crossing can resume.

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