TRAFFIC UPDATE: 14th Street in Greenville reopens

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A heavily traveled street in Greenville is open once again after repairs to a railroad crossing.

14th Street, near its intersection with Greenville Boulevard, reopened around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.

The street has been closed since Monday as Coastal Carolina Railroad
was doing repair work on the crossing.

Originally the street was only supposed to be closed for two days, but the DOT says a third day was needed because of Monday's inclement weather.

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A heavily traveled street in an Eastern Carolina city is being closed for yet another day.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says 14th Street in Greenville will not reopen until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The street was closed Monday near the Greenville Boulevard intersection so that the Coastal Carolina Railroad could repair its crossing.

Originally the D.O.T. said the busy street would reopen Tuesday night. They say Monday's weather delayed repaving that was supposed to happen Tuesday.

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There is a traffic alert for drivers in Greenville as part of a main street is closed through Tuesday.

14th Street near Greenville Boulevard, will be closed until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

It is shut down at the railroad crossing so that Coastal Carolina Railroad Company can perform maintenance to its rail crossing.

Traffic is being detoured to Red Banks Road, then Charles Boulevard, Greenville Boulevard and back to East 14th Street.