For Immediate Release

August 12, 2015

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Public Information Director

REMINDER: KCS to Close Roads Downtown to Lay New Rail

LEESVILLE, La.-- City of Leesville residents should be advised that on today and tomorrow KCS will be closing roads in the downtown area in order to lay new rail.


E. Maggie, E. Lula, and E. Courthouse will be closed today, August 12, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Tomorrow, August 13, 2015 E. Texas, N. 3rd, and E. Mechanic will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


The maintenance is scheduled at these times so as not to interfere with school bus routes. 


For anyone traveling through these areas expect traffic delays. Motorists should plan extra time for travel or seek an alternate route. 


For more information contact John Blaylock at (318) 458-1483.



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