City announces Central Avenue to be closed 4 days for railroad bridge repair

Officials expect the area to be closed until Thursday, Oct. 13.
Officials expect the area to be closed until Thursday, Oct. 13.(WAVE 3 News)
Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 9:11 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The City of Memphis announced via Twitter that Central Avenue will be closed to traffic for four days between Barksdale Street and Cooper Street.

The closure will begin on Monday, Oct. 10 at 7 a.m., and will continue through Thursday, Oct. 13.

The area will be completely closed to through traffic to allow a railroad contractor to repair the railroad bridge that extends over Central Avenue.

Local traffic will have access to Central Avenue up to the closure at the railroad tracks.

Signs will be placed along a detour route, making use of Barksdale Street, Southern Avenue and Cooper Street.

For additional information, contact Andrea Janka with Safety Services & Supply, Inc. at 419-615-9923.

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