St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Upcoming KCS Railroad Closures

Upcoming KCS Railroad Closures

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

St. John the Baptist Parish - Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railroad crews will continue maintenance on railroad crossings (closest to Airline) throughout St. John Parish next week. Crossings will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates listed below, weather permitting.

Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for work crews, equipment and detour signs during repairs. The Office of Fire Services and other emergency personnel have developed alternate routes for response. 


Tuesday, February 10th

LA 3179 (E 22nd), Reserve

Elm St., LaPlace

Wednesday, February 11th

·         LA 3224 (Hemlock Street) , LaPlace

·         Cardinal St., LaPlace

·         Robin St., LaPlace

·         Walnut St., LaPlace

Thursday, February 12th

·         LA 44 (Main St.), LaPlace

·         LA 636-1 (McReine Rd.), LaPlace

Friday, February 13th 

·         LA 3217 (Bayou Steel Rd.), LaPlace