Offbeat Le Coudray-Montceaux: level crossing closed until July 1

16:05  21 may  2020
16:05  21 may  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Le Coudray-Montceaux, lundi 18 mai 2020. En raison de travaux, la circulation sur le passage à niveau n°4 sera interrompue jusqu’au 1er juillet. © LP / Florian Garcia Le Coudray-Montceaux, Monday May 18, 2020. Due to works, traffic on level crossing n ° 4 will be stopped until July 1.

A month and a half of work and an entire organization to review for residents. Until July 1, level crossing No. 4 at Coudray-Montceaux will remain closed to traffic. Since Monday, SNCF Réseau has undertaken a total repair of the tracks on a section of three kilometers around the town. During the day, only pedestrians are allowed to cross.

Local residents will have to organize. "It's not that annoying," admits Odile, a resident of the Allée des Libellules. The journey is extended by five or seven minutes but we are used to it, it is the same deviation as in flood. If the detour is not a problem, the speed of the cars that now pass through her residence questions this young retiree. "It's a quiet area, with children playing outside," she notes. I do not understand why the municipal police do not recall speed limits. »

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Head of the list credited with nearly 56% of the votes in the last municipal elections, the regional and departmental councilor Aurélie Gros (France Really ), also the daughter of the outgoing mayor, confirms the scope of the work. “They are changing the whole track, it's a big operation. The work is done at night, I am well aware of the nuisance that this causes for residents. But these works are necessary for the safety of users, they had to be stopped last March because of the containment measures. »

Before launching this major work, which is an integral part of a 46 km track repair between Corbeil-Essonnes and Melun (Seine-et-Marne), SNCF Réseau had taken care to consult the inhabitants. "To my knowledge, only three residents responded to this consultation," adds Aurélie Gros.

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