New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 26, 2020

CSX repairs to close crossings in New Kent, Charles City

By Andre Jones | January 21, 2020 11:13 pm

Repairs at railroad crossings in New Kent and Charles City will result in detours and alternative routes for drivers starting Jan. 27.

CSX Railroad has announced that repairs will be made to a plethora of railroad crossings that will result in roads being closed. The company has said that work for each location should last approximately one day and reopen upon completion of the repairs. Some busier intersections will see a longer time for repairs. All access to the intersections will be completely blocked during the time when repairs are scheduled.

Motorists are to plan accordingly as signs are already in place for detours. All work for intersections within Charles City and New Kent are expected to be completed by Feb. 19.

CSX closures and dates are as followed (subject to change):

Jan. 27: Townsend Road in Providence Forge.

Jan. 28-Feb. 1: S. Courthouse Road in Providence Forge.

Feb. 4: Colony Trail in Lanexa.

Feb. 5: E. Riverside Drive in Lanexa.

Feb. 6: Outpost Road, Rockahock Road, and Allen Road in New Kent.

Feb. 10: Tsena Road, S. Landing Road, and Webers Road in Providence Forge.

Feb. 12: North Adkins Road in Providence Forge.

Feb: 18: Barnetts Road and Roxbury Road in Charles City.

*List does not include private driveways and entrances that will be repaired as well. Visit for a complete list of closings.