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Brightside Lane now open after RxR crossing work

1 year 2 months 2 days ago Friday, November 22 2019 Nov 22, 2019 November 22, 2019 2:20 PM November 22, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The state re-opened the railroad crossing on Brightside, allowing traffic to once again move from Nicholson.

The crossing - and the street - were closed so crews could rework the railroad crossing ahead of a revamped intersection.  The re-designed intersection will add left turn lanes, a new track crossing, asphalt, and signals.

Brightside Ln. was closed at the tracks from October 28th until November 22nd.  It re-opened a few hours ahead of schedule.  The state previously said it would re-open at 5:00 PM Friday. 

DOTD anticipates the entire project may be finished by the end of January. 

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