Area railroad crossing closures announced

Staff Report

Joe Tureau, area engineer with the Department of Transportation, Monday released the following schedule of road closures this week at railroad crossings in the area.

• Monday, June 7 - Railroad Street just south of La. 22 in Sorrento

• Wednesday, June 9 - La. 939 (Purpera Road) in Gonzales

• Thursday, June 10 - La. 429 (Ascension Street) near the Country Kitchen Restaurant in Gonzales

• In each instance, the road will be closed at the railroad crossing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tureau said.