Railroad crossings to close for repairs

Published 7:18 pm Friday, January 10, 2020

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From The Suffolk News-Herald



Several railroad crossings in Franklin and surrounding jurisdictions will be closed this month while repair work takes place.

The crossings belong to CSX Railroad. Each crossing will be closed between two and five days starting on the date listed, but schedule changes due to weather and other unforeseen conditions are likely.

Detour signage will be in place, according to a press release from Southern Commercial Development, which works with CSX on traffic control and detour signage.

The crossings and their approximate closing dates are listed below:


Jenkins Mill Road (Near Dukes Lane) — Jan. 21

Bobcat Lane (Off of Carrsville Highway) — Jan. 21

Green Oaks Drive (Off of Carrsville Highway) — Jan. 22

Carver Road/Camp Family Highway (Between Carrsville Highway and Whitley Lane) — Jan. 22

Lee Mill’s Road (Off of Carrsville Highway) — Jan. 22


Old Carrsville Road (Between Old Myrtle Road and Eleys Lane) — Jan. 21

Harvest Drive (Between Old Carrsville Road and Eleys Lane) — Jan. 21


Kenyon Road (near Amadas Industries and the YMCA Camp Arrowhead) — Jan. 13

Buckhorn Drive (Near Deer Path Road) — Jan. 16

Indian Trail (Near Carr Lane) — Jan. 16

Kingsale Road (Off of Indian Trail) — Jan. 20

Moore Avenue (Between East Pinner Street and Finney Avenue) — Jan. 22

Pine Street (Between Prentis Street and Finney Avenue) — Jan. 22

West Constance Road (Between Prentis Street and Second Avenue) — Jan. 23


Rodman Avenue (Between Choate Street and Gum Drive) — Jan. 13

Hyman Street (Between Ballard Avenue and Airline Boulevard) — Jan. 13

Seaboard Court (Off of Greenwood Drive and Seaguard Avenue) — Jan. 14


Keaton Way (Near Keaton Court) — Jan. 14

Sunnybrook Terrace (Between Sunkist Road and Cedar Grove Crescent) — Jan. 14

Goodman Street (Off of Airline Boulevard) — Jan. 15

Crossing behind Frank’s Truck Stop (Off of West Military Highway) — Jan. 15

Snowden Street (Off of South Military Highway) — Jan. 15

Bisco Street (Between West Military Highway and Sondej Avenue) — Jan. 16

Turner Lane (Off of West Military Highway) — Jan. 16