Several Terre Haute rail crossings blocked Wed. morning

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – UPDATE: After a CSX train stalled Wednesday morning, blocking multiple intersections, CSX officials state the issues were resolved and the train moved.

A CSX communications director released this statement: “CSX apologizes for any impacts to the community this morning. The company does its very best not to impact vehicular traffic in the communities in which we operate. This morning at around 5 a.m. a freight train stopped with mechanical issues and was moved out of the area at around 8 a.m. We greatly appreciate the patience of our neighbors, and we thank local emergency responders for their assistance. The train originated in Evansville and was headed to Indianapolis with 112 empty hopper cars.”

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A C-S-X train is stalled, and is blocking about a dozen busy intersections in Terre Haute. Officials tell News 10, it’ will likely be late morning before the crossings are back open.

The affected rail-road crossings are:

-Maple Avenue on the north side.

-Ash Street

-Beech Street

-8th Avenue

-North 13th Street

-6th Avenue

-3rd Avenue

-Locust Street

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