Bossier's Stockwell Rd. to close near crossing

News release from the Bossier City Police Department

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) – Stockwell Road will be closed to traffic in both directions in vicinity of the railroad crossing between Shed Road and Highway 80 on Monday, August 16, 2010 while crews make improvements to the crossing.

The closure is expected to be in affect from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Motorists are advised to utilize I-220 between Shed Road and Highway 80 as a detour route during the closure.

The work is part of an overall ongoing project to rebuild Stockwell Road from Highway 80 to Coy Road and resurface Stockwell Road from Coy Road to Running Brook Lane. The project's cost is $1.3 million and is being funded with federal stimulus money.

The entire project is expected to be complete before the end of the month.

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