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Railroad crossing work in to cause street closures Elkhart

The Norfolk Southern Corp and the City of Elkhart have announced that safety and infrastructure upgrades are planned for Elkhart's Main Street train crossing beginning at the end of March. 

Main Street will be closed from 8 a.m. Monday, March 20 - 5 p.m. Friday, March 31, for Norfolk Southern crews realign tracks, install new systems and repave the roadway crossing the tracks. 

According to NS, detours routes will be: 

  • Northbound traffic is encouraged to follow Prairie Street north to Middlebury Street and west to Main Street.
  • Southbound traffic is encouraged to follow Middlebury Street east to Prairie Street and south to Main Street.

Main Street will also be closed intermittently between April and November, as a new main line track and safety upgrades are performed. 

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