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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

**Update-Roadway Open** Troopers at a Scene of a Stopped Train

Date Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2016

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Wilmington, DE –The CSX train that was previously blocking the roadway has been moved.  The roadway is now open.

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Wilmington, DE- Delaware State Police are currently on the scene in the area of the Walmart on Centerville Road for a stopped train. Currently, Newport gap pike and Centerville road are blocked because of a stopped train, owned by CSX Railroad. CSX crew is at the location and the Traffic Management Center (DelDOT) has been notified.

The locomotive is sitting on a partially opened railroad switch at SR-41 (Newport Gap Pike) just west of the railroad crossing.  Traffic is stopped in both directions on SR-41 and Centerville Road.  Traffic is being turned around at this location. The route to get clear of the tracks is to take either North or South SR-141.  There is an onramp to SR-141 northbound on Centerville Road just north of the Centerville Road and Boxwood Road intersection.  At the north side of the tracks traffic will U-turn and access SR-141 from SR-2 (Kirkwood Highway).

Please expect delays in the area and use caution.

For any questions:

Please call CSX Railroad at 1-800-232-0144

Please call Traffic Management Center (DelDOT) at 302-659-4600

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