Traffic Alert: Airport Road closed for tornado cleanup

Traffic Alert: Airport Road closed for tornado cleanup
Airport Road from the Aggie Road roundabout to East Nettleton Avenue is closed to clear a train derailed during Saturday's tornado. (Source: Google Maps)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Airport Road from the Aggie Road roundabout to Nettleton Avenue will be closed to all traffic as crews clean up a train derailment.

Jeff Presley, E911 director, said the road will be closed around the Jonesboro Airport and railroad tracks to allow train and cleanup crews to clear the damage.

Saturday’s tornado knocked several cars off the track near the VFW.

Motorists are urged to avoid this area.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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