UPDATE: Completion of Railroad Crossing Construction Delayed
City Times Staff
Wisconsin Central Ltd. (CN) announced on Friday the reconstruction on four local railroad crossings was is behind schedule due to weather, which affects the previously announced closure schedule. Motorists are asked to use alternative routes.
The Water Street Crossing will close Monday, May 9 at 7 AM and will reopen by 5 PM Tues., May 17. The street will be closed at the railroad crossing only between Depot and Koch streets.
West River Drive
The West River Drive Crossing will close Wednesday, May 11 at 7 AM and will reopen at 8 AM on Wednesday, May 18. The road will be closed at the railroad crossing only between W. Pleasant and W. Pearl streets.
Park Street and Wood Street
Railroad crossings at Park and Wood streets will close Tues., May 17 at 5 AM and will reopen by 5 PM on Friday, May 20. The streets will be closed at the railroad crossings only between Shaurette Street and Bliss Avenue.
Federal law requires trains to blow the train horns regardless of quiet zones while railroad workers are on site performing work on railroad right of way. To report an emergency call CN’s 24-hour emergency line at 1-800-465-9239.