Norfolk Southern resumed work on rails in downtown  Alexander City this morning. Traffic had to be diverted around many rail crossings as construction rendered them impassable. As previously reported in The Outlook, the project is part of an effort to replace the rail along certain sections of the railroad between Birmingham and Columbus, Ga. – about 135 miles. | Austin Nelson
Norfolk Southern resumed work on rails in downtown Alexander City this morning. Traffic had to be diverted around many rail crossings as construction rendered them impassable. As previously reported in The Outlook, the project is part of an effort to replace the rail along certain sections of the railroad between Birmingham and Columbus, Ga. – about 135 miles. | Austin Nelson

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Repairs chug along

Published 11:03am Friday, March 29, 2013

Locals weigh in: Comments about the rail work from The Alexander City Outlook Facebook page

“It’s such a hassle in the mornings and evenings but for a good cause.” - Lacy Lynn Welch

“The crossings are worse than before they ‘fixed them.’ Poor job.” - Mike Richardson

“I think they need to get to repaving the crossings the way they should be.”  - Mark Taunton

“Do it at night.” - Deanna Page Sherrer

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