Work on railroad forces road closure

Some Shelby County drivers will have to find an alternate route next week.{}Beginning Monday at approximately 9 a.m., CSX Railroad will rework the crossing surface on State Road 261 at milepost 1.23 in Helena. This is the railroad crossing in Helena just south of Buck Creek Bridge. An alternate route detour will be in place following Shelby County Road 52, U.S. 31 and Shelby County Road 105 (Bearden Road). Drivers are requested to consider using alternate routes.{}The roadway will reopen on Tuesday, June 17 before 5 p.m.