Nichols Road Closing for CSX Crossing Upgrade

Bartow, Fla. (May 9, 2019) — Starting Monday, railroad crossing upgrades by CSX Transportation will close Nichols Road (County Road 676) for three to five days in the unincorporated Nichols-Lithia area southwest of Mulberry. Depending on the direction of travel, traffic will detour at S. County Line Road or Anderson Road and bypass work zone along Pine Crest Road. Commuters should expect longer trips in this rural area with few alternate routes. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully and to add time to their trips. Once completed, crossing repairs will make for better and safer driving conditions. Anyone wanting to report a public road rail crossing issue or complaint should call CSX at (877) 835-5279 or send an email to

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