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Barberville – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing project support to CSX Transportation, Inc. so it can conduct reconstruction work at the State Road (SR) 40 railroad crossing to replace the current crossing surface.


Motorists will encounter detours lasting five nights beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2012.  Traffic flow is anticipated to return to normal at 6 a.m., Thursday, August 16, 2012. The detour is roughly a four mile round trip.


The SR 40 detours are:


Westbound SR 40:  


North on US 17

West on Emporia Road

South on County Road (CR) 3

Eastbound SR 40:


North on CR 3

East on Emporia Road

South on US 17


For more information about the project, contact Ms. Karen Murphy, CSX Transportation, Inc. at 904-359-1650.


Motorists should be alert for construction personnel and equipment along the construction corridor. Motorists are urged to use caution and drive with care. 


The Florida Department of Transportation urges drivers to buckle up. Safety belts save lives.