Hwy 44 railroad crossing to close Saturday

Staff Report

The Kansas City Railroad crossing at Hwy 44, located 0.2 miles west of Airline Highway in Ascension Parish will be closed on Saturday,  Aug. 28, at 8 a.m. and will be reopened on Sunday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m.

This closure is necessary for the railroad company to repair the railroad crossing, according to Joe Tureau of the Department of Transportation and Development.

No traffic will be allowed to cross during the closure.

The detour route will include Airline Hwy and Hwy 429.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds the public to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.