Railroad crossing repairs in several East Texas towns will temporarily close some roadways this weekend.
The railroad crossing at Main Street in downtown Grand Saline will be closed from repairs Saturday from 8am-5pm. Main Street will be closed to through traffic from HWY 80 through downtown Grand Saline. Motorists needing to go south on SH 110 will be detoured from HWY 80 onto Houston Street south to Patterson Street and east to FM 17 continuing east to SH 110. Traffic on SH 110 from the south will be detoured onto FM 17 west to Patterson Street and continuing west to turn right onto Houston Street then continuing north to US HWY 80. Signs are posted along the route to alert motorists to the detour.
Sunday in Mineola, the HWY 69 crossing in downtown will be closed for repairs from 8am-5p. Motorists must take alternate routes both north and southbound during the repairs.
Next Week the railroad crossing on FM 857 in Grand Saline will be closed Tuesday. Local traffic heading south on FM 857 from HWY 80 should look for alternate routes.