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Railroad crossing repairs delayed

August 14, 2009

HAGERSTOWN -- Railroad crossing repairs that will close a section of Eastern Boulevard have been delayed until Aug. 24, Washington County spokesman Norman Bassett said in a news release.

CSX Railroad has indicated Eastern Boulevard will be closed to through traffic between Security Road and Klick Way beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 24 and will remain closed through Aug. 27, Bassett said. Those dates are a week later than originally announced.

 Northbound traffic will be detoured west on Dual Highway, then north on Burhans Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S. 11), then east on Northern Avenue, which connects with Eastern Boulevard at Leitersburg Pike.

Southbound traffic will be detoured south on Potomac Avenue, then east on Washington Street (U.S. 40), which becomes Dual Highway and intersects with Eastern Boulevard.

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