Highway 59 in Merced closing Sunday for railroad repairs

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A popular route in Merced will be closed for nearby railroad repairs.

The crossing on State Highway 59 south of Olive Avenue will be shut down.

A spokesperson for BNSF railroad says the closure is expected to start March 24th and run through March 29.

Drivers will need to take R Street to get to Olive Avenue or 16th Street.

Truck drivers will need to take the Franklin Avenue detour.
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