Alabaster railroad crossing closed Monday

Drivers in Alabaster will need to plan another route if their travels take them through one section of town.The Norfolk Southern Railroad Company will be closing the railroad crossing near the intersection of Shelby County 17 and Magnolia Drive Monday, May 12. The closing will begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until at least 6:30 p.m. A city spokesman says the closure will not affect the morning commute, but the afternoon commute will have to find an alternate route.