St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

CN Railroad Crossing Closures UPDATE

CN Railroad Crossing Closures UPDATE

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – Canadian National (CN) Railroad crews will continue ongoing maintenance on railroad crossings (closest to River Road) throughout St. John Parish this week. Crossings will be closed to through traffic beginning at 5 a.m. on the start day.   

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 emergency response in each area.    

Monday, July 27 – Wednesday, July 29

  • LA 3213 (located under the Veterans Memorial Bridge near River Road).

Motorists will not be able to access the Veterans Memorial Bridge from River Road.

Wednesday, July 29 – Thursday, July 30

  • Cardinal St., LaPlace

Thursday, July 30 – Friday, July 31

  • East 12th St., Reserve

Monday, August 3 – Tuesday, August 4

  • LA 53 (Central Avenue),  Reserve

Please visit the Parish website at for more information.