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Key Grover Beach intersection closed for railroad work

Grand Avenue is closed at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Grover Beach. Access between Highway 1 and West Grand Avenue will be blocked through Wednesday as repairs are made. Trains still are able to pass through.
Grand Avenue is closed at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Grover Beach. Access between Highway 1 and West Grand Avenue will be blocked through Wednesday as repairs are made. Trains still are able to pass through. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Update: Wednesday, Feb. 15

The maintenance work underway on the railway crossing at West Grand Avenue at Highway 1 in Grover Beach is taking longer than anticipated and the intersection will remain closed until 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, according to a news release from the city of Grover Beach.

Traffic controls will remain in place to alert drivers of detours. Businesses will continue to remain open.

Original story

Maintenance work began Monday on the railway line near West Grand Avenue and Highway 1 in Grover Beach, with Union Pacific Railroad crews blocking access to the heavily trafficked intersection starting at 6 a.m.

The closure is expected to continue through 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a city news release. Drivers will be detoured to Fourth Street during the closure.

For information regarding the closure, contact Union Pacific Railroad’s Road Safety Systems at 775-356-0103.

Kaytlyn Leslie: 805-781-7928, @kaytyleslie

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