Traffic alert! Waynedale road closures for railroad work extended

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Due to necessary railroad track repairs by Norfolk Southern Railroad, the City of Fort Wayne says the following streets are anticipated to remain closed through Monday, October 26, 2020.  Nuttman Avenue, Covington Road and Taylor Street between Ardmore Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue.  There will be a posted detour for these roads using Brooklyn Avenue, Engle Road and Ardmore Avenue.

The Public Works’ Traffic Engineering Department has been communicating concerns to Norfolk Southern about closing multiple intersections and many of the roads are expected to be re-opened by Wednesday evening.

The following roads are set to reopen.

·         Lower Huntington

·         Sandpoint

·         McArthur

·         Engle

The week of October 26, it is anticipated that the last two railroad track sections on Engle Rd and Nuttman Ave are scheduled for repair, which will close those roads at the track. Work should be completed by the end of next week.