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Railroad and Road Closure Announcement

Posted on: February 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Railroad and Road Closures Announcement


Railroad and Road Closures Announcement


Norfolk Southern has announced two railroad crossings in Jackson will be closed due to maintenance on February 12 - 13, 2018. Roads will be closed and all traffic detoured while the work is going on.


Affected Railroad Crossings and Roads


 3rd STREET / SR 16          MP 198.70     City of Jackson     February 12, 2018

COVINGTON / SR 36         MP 197.90     City of Jackson     February 13, 2018



Alternate Routes


Monday February 12, 2018 - Highway 42 South (Macon Avenue) will be open. Bibb Station Road from Highway 42 South to Highway 16 East can be used as a crossover. Motorist/buses can travel west on Highway 16 East to Alabama Boulevard, turn onto Alabama Blvd/Mitchell Street,  turn onto Sherrell Ave. Motorist/buses will continue straight to Stark Road.  At this point turn right to head towards Stark Elementary or use Highway 36 (Covington Street).


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Highway 36 (Covington Street) crossing will be closed.  Motorist/buses travel east on Highway 16 to Alabama Blvd and use the same route as on Monday towards Stark Elementary. 


Norfolk Southern will have flagmen at the crossings and posted detours for the traveling public.


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