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Make Plans Now: RR Crossing Closures at McDonough and Candler Begin Monday, June 19

As tentatively announced in this previous post, effective the morning of Monday, June 19, CSX will begin rebuilding their crossings at Candler and McDonough Streets.

Site work will continue uninterrupted until its completion which is projected to take roughly seven days. Both crossings will be closed and will remain closed for the duration. Adjacent streets such as College Avenue will be unaffected.

Completion could be delayed due to rain. Stay tuned here for updates if an extension proves necessary…

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Plan Ahead: CSX Overhaul of Two Downtown Rail Crossings Begins June 19

Details are still being finalized but now’s the time to start planning ahead: Effective the morning of Monday, June 19, CSX will begin rebuilding their crossings at Candler and McDonough Streets.

Work will continue uninterrupted until its completion which is projected to take roughly seven days. Both intersections will be closed and will remain closed until the work is finished…

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Ouch! Temporary Overnight Closures on North McDonough Require Third Round

UPDATE: Due to the ongoing challenges of aged and unmarked infrastructure, last week’s overnight utility relocation work is set to continue. North McDonough Street will again be closed overnight to through traffic between Trinity Place and East Maple Street from Tuesday, May 9, through Friday morning, May 12. Each temporary closure will begin at 11:00pm and end at 6:00am the next day.

Should complications require, work may continue again next week. Be sure to check back here for further updates. Detour information provided below in last week’s announcement remains accurate…

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Temporary Overnight Closures on North McDonough Return Monday

Our last round of temporary closures encountered some unmarked underground utilities, delaying completion of the work. Accordingly, North McDonough Street will again be closed overnight between Trinity Place and East Maple Street beginning Monday, April 24, and then repeating on Tuesday, April 25. As before, each temporary closure will begin at 11:00pm and end the following morning at 6:00am. Assuming no further hidden discoveries, everything is expected to be completed by Wednesday morning…

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Paving and Grading at E. Trinity / E. Howard Intersection, April 7-9

The intersection at E. Trinity Place, E. Howard Avenue, and the CSX rail line will be closed Friday through Sunday, April 7-9 to complete the grading and resurfacing associated with the reconstruction of the railroad crossing. This will allow the pavement to be raised, providing a gentler slope on the north side of the crossing and a more accessible path, particularly for persons in wheelchairs or those using strollers.

Parts of the PATH Foundation’s Stone Mountain Trail near the crossing will be closed to bicycle traffic as well…

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Paving and Grading Continues at Howard and McDonough on Saturday, March 11

The intersection at McDonough and Howard will be closed again on Saturday, March 11 to complete the grading and resurfacing associated with the reconstruction of the railroad crossing. This will allow the pavement to be raised to provide a gentler slope on the north side of the crossing and an accessible path for persons in wheelchairs or those using strollers. Parts of the PATH Foundation’s Stone Mountain Trail near the crossing will be closed to bicycle traffic as well…

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