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Roads in Bellingham, Acme closed this week for railroad work

The road to Boulevard Park will be closed two days this week as BNSF Railway continues work on railroad tracks in Bellingham and in Acme.

Bayview Drive, which leads into the park, will be closed 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The tracks at Wharf, Pine and Cornwall streets will be closed 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Central Avenue will be closed around the tracks from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

On Friday, Country Lane will be closed at the railroad crossing from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In Acme, Strand Road will be closed at the tracks from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday.

The closures are for all traffic, including school buses and emergency vehicles. Drivers will need to use alternate routes.

The work schedules are tentative and could be changed because of weather and other issues.

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