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PSA: CSX Rail Crossing Closures (October 16th)

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October 16, 2018 - CSX is continuing work on rail crossings, and will be closing the crossing at E. 1st St. this afternoon to repair and improve the rail crossing. Motorists should observe marked detours and closures. Please use caution and be alert for construction equipment. We apologize for any inconvenience.
October 16, 2018 - CSX plans to CLOSE US 41/East 9th Street in Downtown HOPKINSVILLE for rail crossing work starting at 6:00 p.m., CDT, on TUESDAY, October 16, 2018.

US 41 will be closed at milepoint 12.585 in Downtown Hopkinsville to allow rail work and rail crossing upgrades.   This is along US 41/East 9th Street between KY 2544/South Clay Street and KY 107/South Campbell Street. 

There will be a marked detour via the East 7th Street crossing. 

US 41/East 9th Street is expect to close at this site promptly at 6:00 p.m., CDT, on Tuesday.  The roadway is expected to remain closed for about 2 to 3 days. 

Motorists who regularly travel US 41/East 9th Street in Downtown Hopkinsville should be aware of this planned rail crossing closure and allow extra travel time to negotiate the marked detour. 

The CSX track crew is working 9 days on- 5 days off.  CSX is working with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the City of Hopkinsville, and Christian County officials to assure emergency agencies are aware of closures and alternate travel routes.