Purpera Road railroad crossing in Gonzales to be closed for repairs

Repairs to the Purpera Road railroad crossing will force the road to be closed near Airline Highway on Saturday and Sunday, state highway officials said.

The crossing at Purpera, which is also known as La. 939, is one-fourth of mile west of Airline, and serves the Kansas City Southern Railway Co. line running through eastern Ascension Parish.

Vehicles should follow Airline to Cornerview Road to Burnside Avenue.