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Brightline again testing trains up to 79 mph this week between Vero Beach, Indrio Road

NewsBrightline again testing trains up to 79 mph this week between Vero Beach, Indrio Road

Brightline is testing trains up to 79 mph this week along a rail corridor in southern Indian River County.

The testing corridor is about 8 miles between Indrio Road and north Vero Beach. Tests will be conducted 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday, and drivers should expect longer wait times at affected crossings as the trains pass, according to a news release from Brightline.

Brightline trains will travel up to 110 mph along parts of the Treasure Coast once it completes extension of its pspanssenger-rspanil service from West Palm Beach to Orlando this summer. During this week’s tests, the railroad will have flaggers stationed at affected crossings, according to the news release.

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Here are the crossings within the testing corridor:

Vero Beach

  • 43rd Street
  • 41st Street
  • Aviation Boulevard
  • 26th Street*
  • 14th Street*
  • 23rd Street*
  • 21st Street
  • 20th Street
  • 19th Place

*

Indian River County

  • 16th Street
  • 12th Street
  • Glendale Road
  • Fourth Street
  • First Street
  • Oslo Road
  • Highland Drive

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