In St.Landry Parish, the railroad crossing at La. 13, 0.4 miles North of U.S. 190, will be closed for repairs on April 9, 2012. The closure will begin at 8am and last until 4pm, weather permitting. The detour route consist of La 29, US 190 and La 758. The Department... more »
State Police have released the identity of a driver involved in a crash that killed a crossing guard in Moss Bluff.
This morning, just before 7:00 a.m., two men were hit by a car on LA 378 west of Parish Road in Calcasieu Parish. The men were on-duty Calcasieu... more »
This morning around 7:00 a.m. two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office school crossing guards were struck by a car in front of Moss Bluff Elementary on Highway 378.
Roland Parker, 70, was pronounced dead from his injuries after being transported to a local hospital. Today was Parker's first day on... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - At least nine collisions have occurred at the railroad crossing where four teenagers died Friday, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. The site near Independence has no crossbars or signal lights and has long been recommended by the state for closure. During... more »
Tuesday, December 8, 2009, the railroad crossing located at U. S. 90 @ La. 728-2 (0.3 of a mile southeast of Kaliste Saloom Road) will be closed beginning at 6:30 a.m. for railroad repairs. This closure should remain in effect until 5:00 p.m. that same day. Louisiana Department of Transportation... more »
There is a now a time limit on how long trains can block railroad crossings in Iberia Parish. The parish council unanimously decided, railroad cars cannot block a crossing for more than ten minutes without stopping to allow traffic to flow. Railroad companies will be fined $500 or owners could... more »