Railroad Construction on Riverside Drive

Painesville City has received an update from Norfolk Southern Railroad extending the closure of Riverside Drive through Tuesday, July 3 (updated from June 28).


In addition, delays are anticipated of up to one hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the next seven weeks (August 3) on E. Walnut Avenue between Valley View Drive and Wintergreen Hill Drive to accommodate the delivery of steel beams by the railroad contractor. Delivery times are expected between noon and 2:00 p.m. but may vary. 


There will be no access to emergency vehicles during these deliveries and at the Riverside Drive railroad crossing. Detour signs have been posted. 


For more information, please contact the Engineering Department at 440-392-5935.