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Daily Archives: July 13, 2014
CSX to make Charles County drivers believe they are in a living hell as they perform long-delayed crossing repairs
The State Highway Administration (SHA) is working with CSX Transportation to manage traffic, publicize the closure, and inspect the project. CSX Transportation will perform all repairs and manage the traffic detours. Work includes removal of existing track and crossings, grading and preparation of the track beds, installation of new precast concrete crossing panels, reinstallation of rails and paving of the asphalt crossing approaches.
According to the PIO of the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, at 6:14 pm, the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company (JMVFC) was alerted for a patient who suffered a traumatic injury located on the CSX railroad tracks between Clayton Road and Raspe Lane in Joppa, Harford County.
When personnel arrived, they found an 18 year old male on the side of the tracks. All rail traffic was stopped. Paramedics and Firefighters quickly stabilized the seriously injured patient.