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CSX railroad crossings to close for repairs

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Seven Wilson County railroad crossings in and around Black Creek will be closed for repair work, contractor Southern Commercial Development has announced, with the first detour starting Saturday.

The railroad crossing on Lattice Road near Interstate 587 will close on or around Saturday, and the Yank Road crossing near U.S. 117 will close on or around Monday, the contractor said.

Crossings at James Street, Central Avenue and Barnes Street, all near Center Street, are scheduled to close on or around Tuesday.

Junctions at Moriningside Road near Slabtown Road and Penwright Road between Morningside and Aycock Acres Road are scheduled for closure on Thursday, Jan. 17.

Signs marking detour routes will be in place when the closures occur, Southern Commercial Development said in a news release. Dates are subject to change due to weather conditions.

The CSX contractor is also closing Wayne County railroad crossings in Fremont, Pikeville and Goldsboro for repair. Streets, nearby intersections and expected closure dates for each community are as follows:

FREMONT

• Aycock Acres Road near Arthur Davis Road, Jan. 21

• Carolina Street near North Wilson Street, Jan. 22

• Main Street near North Wilson Street, Jan. 22

• Branch Street near South Wilson Street, Jan. 22

• Ballance Road between South Wilson and South Goldsboro streets, Jan. 23

• Governor Aycock Road near U.S. 117, Jan. 23

PIKEVILLE

• Smith Street near North Goldsboro Street, Jan. 24

• Church Street between NW Railroad and E. Railroad streets, Jan. 24

• Vail Street between NW Railroad and E. Railroad streets, Jan. 24

• Main Street near NE Railroad Street, Jan. 24

• Booker Street near Harvey Street, Jan. 24

• Nahunta Road near Salem Church Road, Jan. 28

GOLDSBORO

• Stoney Hill Road near Interstate 795, Jan. 28

• Belfast Road near U.S. 117, Jan. 28

• Fedelon Trail near U.S. 117, Jan. 28

• Hooks River Road near U.S. 117, Jan. 28

• George Street near West Cross Street, Jan. 28

• A Street between George and Carolina streets, Jan. 28

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