Update: US-12 crossing repair moved to second phase

The Canadian National Railroad will be replacing railroad ties from the Indiana/Michigan state line northward to the Village of Penn in Cass County beginning April 11, performing work on one track at a time. As part of the program the following road intersections will be rebuilt or improved:

• Redfield Street, east of Conrad Road

• US-12 in Edwardsburg

• Harris Street, west of M-62

• Pine Lake Street, west of M-62

• Jefferson Center Street, west of M-62

• Evan Street, west of M-62

• Hospital Street, west of M-62

• Decatur Road, at Fox Street

• Gards Prairie Road, north of Fox Street

The private farm crossings located along this section of track will also be rebuilt as part of the project.

The road crossings will need to be closed for approximately two weeks each for upgrades to occur and the CN Railroad will contact the emergency services, schools and Road Commission ahead of each individual closure. The road closures have been coordinated with the local fire departments and the Cass County Road Commission to provide public access and mobility during the project. During road closures detours will be posted by the railroad.

The following road crossings will be done with the first track line tie replacement:

• Redfield Street

• Pine Lake Street

• Evan Street

• Hospital Street

• Decatur Road

• Gards Prairie Road

The remaining road crossings will be done with the second tracks tie replacement:

• US-12

• Harris Street

• Jefferson Center Street

The project is estimated to be completed by the middle of June.

For questions please contact Cass County Road Commission at (269) 445-8611.

 

Dowagiac

Rotarian Walter Swann discusses life, community outreach

Cass County

Three Rivers man sentenced to probation for meth possession

Cass County

Edwardsburg man sentenced to one year for assault

Cass County

Cass County hosting workshop about child abuse prevention

Berrien County

Spectrum Health Lakeland revises visitor guidelines

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer asks residents to take COVID-19 precautions, high schools to suspend in-person activities

Cassopolis

Cassopolis couple working to get musical nonprofit off the ground

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners approve 911 grant

Edwardsburg

Edwardsburg/Ontwa Township Police Log: March 29 to April 5

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 723,297 cases, 16,400 deaths

Cass County

Cass County 4-H offering painting program

Berrien County

Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic to be hosted at Niles-Buchanan YMCA

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer, MDHHS encourage spring break travelers to get tested for COVID-19

Berrien County

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day taking place next week at LMC campus

Dowagiac

Dowagiac District Library hosting poetry contest

Education

Edwardsburg chamber fundraising to donate personalized tumblers to graduating seniors

Business

Niles DDA takes on NODE expenses

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 715,478 cases, 16,327 deaths

Berrien County

Niles man hospitalized after motorcycle, SUV crash

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Log: April 2-4

News

State approves Niles social district

Cassopolis

Bureau of Land Management to offer wild horses, burros for adoption, sale at Cassopolis event

Berrien County

Law enforcement taking part in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Buchanan

Buchanan, Dowagiac receive Tree City U.S.A. recognition