Elizabethtown Highway District
Railroad work requires U.S. 31W closure, detour in Elizabethtown

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, July 20, 2010  
Contact Information:  Mark Brown, 270-766-5066 or 270-401-1433  

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (July 20, 2010) — Railroad maintenance scheduled by CSX Corp. that includes the U.S. 31W rail crossing south of the Hardin County Courthouse will require the road to be closed much of next week.


CSX is scheduled to close the crossing beginning at 6 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 27. Railroad officials expect to reopen the crossing by 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29.


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will repair a nearby bridge deck during the closure.


Motorists can detour using KY 1136 (Glendale Road), U.S. 31W bypass and U.S. 62.


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