Drailment derails crossing project

Replacement of BNSF railroad’s Central Street crossing was derailed this week by a train derailment.

While the railroad was not explicit when reporting a change of plans, it is assumed section workers scheduled to come to Superior would be assigned to other trasks as a result of the derailment and perhaps trains might be rerouted through Superior until the wreckage is cleared.

The railroad had planned to start the Superior project yesterday (Wednes-day). The crossing was expected to be closed from March 27 through April 12. The work included replacing ties and laying heavier rail.

While the pr...


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