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Norfolk Southern Announce Railroad Crossing Closures


Norfolk Southern Announce Railroad Crossing Closures

Oneida, TN (2018-08-15) Maintenance and repair work scheduled next week in Scott and McCreary counties will result in the temporary closure of several railroad crossings in our area.

Beginning Monday, August 20, 2018, Norfolk Southern will begin performing maintenance and repair work to the railroad. As a result, several railroad crossings in Scott and McCreary counties will be affected, including:

Helenwood Detour – Helenwood, TN

Carson Cemetery Road – Oneida, TN

Dexter Laxton Road – Oneida, TN

New Light Road – Winfield, TN

Isham Road – Winfield, TN

Roaring Paunch Creek Road – Strunk, KY

Mt. Pleasant Road – Strunk, KY

Murphy Road – Strunk, KY

Thompson Tapley Road – Strunk, KY

Century Lane – Pine Knot, KY

Pine Knot Road – Pine Knot, KY

In addition to the aforementioned roads, some additional private crossings may also be included in the scope of the project.  Repairs will be completed in order, from south to north.

The duration of closures is dependent on track time, weather, and other factors, but on average each crossing will take 2-3 days to complete. Multiple crossings may be closed at once depending on their proximity to each other. RoadSafe Traffic, Inc. will provide traffic control and detour signage (when applicable) for Norfolk Southern during this project.

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