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Posted on: December 2, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Route 54 Railroad Crossing Closed December 3

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 the intersection of Route 54 (England Street) and Railroad Avenue at the train tracks will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for a crosswalk installation.

While the intersection is closed signs will be placed indicating detour routes.

Eastbound Route 54 traffic (except trucks) will be detoured using Duncan Street, Myrtle Street and Virginia Street back to Route 54. Eastbound trucks will be detoured using Duncan Street, Elmont Road and Ashcake Road to Washington Highway (Route 1).

Westbound Route 54 traffic will be detoured using Henry Street, College Avenue/Henry Clay Road, North James Street to Route 54.

A detour map can be viewed at

For large trucks and motorists who wish to avoid this congestion, we recommend the following:
• Eastbound traffic: Coming from western Hanover please follow Blanton Road south to Ashcake Road.
• Westbound traffic: Coming from the east, please follow Washington Highway (Route 1) south to Ashcake Road.
Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Ashland Police Department at 412-0600.

View the detour map...
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