If you travel on US 67 Eastbound (West 7th Street) between Lake Drive and Texas Boulevard you will need to look for a different route. Beginning tomorrow Wednesday, June 17 at 7AM The Kansas City Southern Railroad will be making repairs and this area will be closed through Wednesday, June 24. 

According to a press release, KCS Railroad will be closing the highway to through-traffic on these dates to make repairs to the railroad trestle located near Lelia Street.

Traffic will be detoured. There will be a signed route on State Highway 93 (Summerhill Road) and US 82 (New Boston Road and Texas Boulevard). Portable message boards will be placed near the railroad crossing beforehand to warn motorists of the scheduled road closure.  The construction schedule and road closure can change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen problems.

Anyone having any questions about the road closure, detour routes or construction work can call the Texas Department of Transportation Texarkana maintenance section at 903-838-8574 for more information.

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