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Road Work Update Bickham Chapel Road crossing Closure - 5/20/2020


Contact: Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller

(985) 748-3211

VELMA—Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller announced today that Bickham Chapel Road east of US 51 will be closed at the railroad tracks for a portion of next week as crews make emergency repairs to the crossing.

Miller said Canadian National will close the Bickham Chapel Road crossing starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20, and it will remain closed until approximately 4 p.m., on Thursday, May 21.

During that time, crews will be repairing and overlaying the railroad crossing. No traffic will be allowed at the crossing during this closure.

For updates on local road conditions and road closure notices, consult the Tangipahoa Parish Government website ( and the TPG social media channels.

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