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Construction set to begin on Blairs Ferry Road NE in Cedar Rapids

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In Cedar Rapids, Blairs Ferry Road NE will be closed for a few days starting tomorrow, Monday the 16th. 

Blairs Ferry Road NE will be closed at the railroad tracks just east of I-380 for replacement of the railroad crossing.

This work is being done by the Canadian National Railroad. Workers will be replacing the rails and driving surface between the tracks. Work is expected to take approximately five days, weather permitting.

Interstate ramps will remain open. 

Detour routes include:

Eastbound traffic to use the southbound interstate frontage road to the Collins Road interchange, east to Center Point Road, then north to Blairs Ferry Road.

Westbound traffic to go south on Center Point Road to Collins Road, west to the northbound interstate frontage road to Blairs Ferry Road.

Traffic is encouraged to find alternate routes.

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