Duplessis Road at KCS Train Crossing to remain closed until noon thursday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

PRAIRIEVILLE – Officials with Kansas City Southern announced this afternoon Duplessis Road at the KCS train track will remain closed until noon Thursday, May 8.

Duplessiss Road was scheduled to open at that location on Wednesday, May 7 at 4 p.m. but officials said the work completion deadline has been extended.

The railroad crossing at Duplessis Road is approximately two tenths of a mile west of Airline Highway (U.S. 61). Officials with Kansas City Southern said the repairs are being made so vehicle travel across the tracks at that location will be smoother.

Alternate routes to Duplessis Road include:

-         Airline Highway to LA 73 south to Duplessis Road

-         Airline Highway to Post Office Road west to LA 73 south to Duplessis Road

-         Airline Highway to LA 621 west to LA 73 north to Duplessis Road

-         Airline Highway to LA 621 west to Bishop Woods Road north to Josh Brown Road west and continuing north on Bishop Woods Road north to Duplessis Road

-         Airline Highway to LA 621 west to Tiggy Duplessis Road north to Duplessis Road

-         LA 73 north from I-10 to LA 621 east to Tiggy Duplessis Road north to Duplessis Road

-         LA 73 north from I-10 to Duplessis Road