Macedonia Road RR crossing

SHELLEY BYRNE/The Mayfield Messenger

Cars travel along the intersection at U.S. 45 and Macedonia Road, where work will begin next week replacing railroad ties and rails and then repaving.

The railroad crossing on Macedonia Road in Mayfield will be closed for a rebuilding project.

The closure will begin Monday, Aug. 19, with an expected finish date of Friday, Aug. 23.

According to Safety Services & Supply, the crossing will be getting new rails and ties, then will also be repaved.

A detour route for truck traffic will be from Macedonia Road to 10th Street and onto Willow Street on the south side of Mayfield, then to Ky. 303, Ky. 121 and then U.S. 45 to Old Pryorsburg Road.

Motorists and pedestrians should be advised to drive with caution on these roadways and in these areas with truck traffic.