CSX and Louisville & Indiana railroads announced they will begin increasing the frequency, length and speed of freight trains on the rail line from Seymour to Indianapolis as soon as August 21. That includes trains traveling through the crossing at State Road 46 and State Road 11 on Columbus’ west side.
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Cummins, State of Indiana & City of Columbus Announce Two Investment and Improvement Projects Totaling $80 Million
Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), along with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, representatives from Bartholomew County, and other state and local leaders officially announced two new investment projects that will have a positive economic impact on the Columbus community and the state.
Deaver Road will be closed today through Wednesday for railroad crossing work. CR 450S will be closed Wednesday into Friday for more crossing work. The closings were announced by Safety Services & Supply Inc., the company handling safety issues for the CSX and Louisville & Indiana railroads and rail line upgrade through Bartholomew County.
Below is a tentative construction schedule for railroad intersections in Bartholomew County. Please remember that construction is weather dependent and this schedule may be changed to accommodate construction crews.
Beginning in May and running through mid June, R.J. Corman Services will be closing railroad intersections in Bartholomew County to make improvements ahead of rail replacement and improvements.
Railroad work will be taking place between Seymour and Jonesville over the next few weeks. This work may include some intersection closures. Those driving near the affected intersections should be prepared to find an alternate route.
Columbus Redevelopment Commission members agreed during their February 27 meeting to hire Secor Consulting LLC, Louisville, Kentucky, to research what infrastructure improvements the city must make so that trains traveling through the State Road 46/State Road 11, and Fifth, Eighth and 11th street crossings would not blow warning horns. The four being considered for the [...]
On February 7, Mayor Jim Lienhoop had the opportunity for a private meeting with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and State Representative Milo Smith to discuss issues and concerns.
This week the City took the first step to address the restructuring of State Road 46/State Road 11, by applying for two Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) “mobility project” awards. Learn more about the projects under review.
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., visited with Mayor Jim Lienhoop and Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers recently to discuss how his office might be able to assist the City to obtain funding for solutions to the State Road 46/11 railroad crossing.