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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Work on local railway crossings may affect commutes

Brightline Trains Florida (formerly known as Virgin Trains) is a company that is constructing a new rail line to bring passengers from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to Orlando. They are working on Florida East Coast Railway railroad crossings in Palm Beach County, and their work will affect local traffic and the commutes of some Village residents.

Here are the upcoming construction plans provided by Brightline:

Palm Beach Gardens – Railroad Crossing at RCA Boulevard

Full road closure, 7a.m., Wednesday, February 17 through 7 p.m., Thursday, February 25.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound RCA Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on Northcorp Pkwy. to Riverside Dr., travel south on Riverside Dr. to Burns Rd., travel east on Burns Rd. to A1A and travel north on A1A to access RCA Blvd.
  • Westbound RCA Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel south on A1A to Burns Rd., travel west on Burns Rd. to Riverside Dr., travel north on Riverside Dr. to Northcorp Pkwy. and travel west on Northcorp Pkwy. to access RCA Blvd. 

North Palm Beach – Railroad Crossing at Richard Road:

Full road closure, 7 a.m., Tuesday March 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 10. 

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Richard Rd. traffic will be directed to travel south on Old Dixie Hwy. to Northlake Blvd., travel east on Northlake Blvd. to A1A and travel north on A1A to access Richard Rd.
  • Westbound Richard Rd. traffic will be directed to travel south on A1A to Northlake Blvd., travel west on Northlake Blvd. to Old Dixie Hwy. and travel north on Old Dixie Hwy. to access Richard Rd. 

For more information about Brightline, visit: https://www.gobrightline.com/homepage




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