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A portion of 50th Avenue in Alexandria to close Aug. 15-18 for railroad project

Crew will replace ties, rail, concrete and asphalt aprons around and near the railroad crossing.

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ALEXANDRIA — The Canadian Pacific Railroad Company will set up a road closure on 50th Ave. SE in Alexandria, starting on Monday, Aug. 15 and continuing through much of Thursday, Aug. 18 at the railroad crossing east of Fleet Farm.

There will be no traffic lanes available at this work site starting Aug. 15. Traffic will resume to normal operations by Thursday, Aug. 18 after 3 p.m.

“This road closure is necessary for us to replace the ties, rail, concrete and asphalt
aprons around and near our railroad crossing,” said CP management in a news release.

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