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Railroad track repairs will close road to Wintler Community Park starting Jan. 22 - 01/17/20

Vancouver, Wash. – The City of Vancouver will close Beach Drive between Shorewood Drive and Wintler Community Park (6400 Beach Dr.) to allow BNSF Railway Company to perform track repairs starting Wednesday, Jan. 22. The road is scheduled to re-open the morning of Saturday, Jan. 25.

Wintler Community Park will not be accessible by automobile during the road closure. Visitors may still access the park on foot or by bicycle using the Columbia River Renaissance Trail.

Questions about the track maintenance project can be directed to City of Vancouver Operations Superintendent, Bill Bjerke at jerke@cityofvancouver.us">Bill.Bjerke@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-8245; or to Cristina Acosta of RoadSafe Traffic Systems at mcacosta@roadsafetraffic.com or 971-413-4106.

For information about Wintler Community Park or the Columbia River Renaissance Trail, contact Melody Burton at urton@cityofvancouver.us">melody.burton@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-8306.

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