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Railroad work in Floyd County set to start

January 6, 2022–9:12 a.m.


Norfolk Southern will be working on several railroad crossings in Floyd County in the coming weeks.

They will be removing old rotted ties, replacing them with new ties, and surfacing through the crossings. 

This is not a County project. 

The railroad will perform the work, and post appropriate notices before work is done. 

Floyd County E-911 will also be notified in advance of each individual closing. 

Each crossing should take 1-2 days of work.  See the tentative schedule listed below. 

Please note this is an estimate and can change at any time. 

Please follow local media for updates.

Monday, January 10 – Tolbert St.

Tuesday, January 11 – Berwin Rd.

Wednesday, January 12 – Hermitage Rd.

Thursday, January 13 – Burlington Rd., Pierce Hill Rd.

Monday, January 17 – Pinson Rd.

Tuesday, January 18 – Ervin Coker Rd., Legg Rd., Scott Rd., Plainville Rd.

Wednesday, January 19 – Private, Webber Rd., Miller Loop

Thursday, January 20 – Reeves Station Rd.

Monday, January 24 – Oostanaula Rd., Roland Hayes Pkwy.

Tuesday, January 25 – Privates (4), Water Tank Rd.

Wednesday, January 26 – Dobson Rd.

Thursday, January 27 – SR 136, Sugar Valley Rd.

Monday, January 31 – SR 136, (Resaca Lafayette) Hill City Rd.

Tuesday, February 1 – Privates (5)

Wednesday, February 2 – Eber Rd., Postelle Rd., Redwine Rd., Dug Gap Rd.

Thursday, February 3 – East Field Rd., Phelps Rd.

Friday, February 4 – Phelps Rd., Fred Miller, Five Springs

Meanwhile, as we first shared yesterday, Norfolk Southern has postponed the date that they will begin servicing tracks in the City of Rome.

The timeframe has changed to the week of January 17.

The following roads will be closed while they make repairs:

Darlington Dr. (Between Cedar Ave and Cave Spring Rd SW)

12th St. (Between Cedar Ave and Cave Spring Rd SW)

Maple St. (Between E 6th st and E 8th St SW)

Second Ave. ( GA101) (Between E 6th St. and E 8th St. SW)

Callahan St (Between Reservation St and HWY 53)

The roads will be closed for 2-3 days while servicing the tracks.