Part of Ward Ave. closed for railroad replacement

No formal detour will be posted, but the recommended alternate crossings are Broadview Place and the State Road Bridge

LA CROSSE, Wis (WKBT) – Starting Monday, Ward Avenue from 28th Street S. to 29th Street S. at the mainline railroad tracks.

The street will be temporarily closed to car traffic for the removal and replacement of the tracks and panels through the at-grade crossing.

No formal detour will be posted, but the recommended alternate crossings are Broadview Place and the State Road Bridge.

Accommodations will be made to allow Emergency Response vehicles to cross if necessary.

Depending on the weather, the crossing is expected to open by Tuesday evening.