Lane Closures at Shepherd Road Rail Crossing to Slow Traffic
Bartow, Fla. (May 31, 2017) — Shortly after peak morning traffic eases on Monday, June 5, CSX Transportation will close the two eastbound travel lanes on approach to the rail crossing located on Shepherd Road between Old Highway 37 and South Florida Avenue in south Lakeland. Shepherd Road traffic will be narrowed to one lane in each direction to allow crews to safely make repairs. Dependent on weather or unforeseen conditions, work may take until sometime Tuesday to complete. Traffic congestion and traveling delays are expected. Motorists should drive with caution and allow extra time for trips through this area. For more details, contact CSX at 1-800-232-0144.