The bridge crossing the railroad tracks along Lakeshore Drive in St. Joseph is expected to close beginning Monday for upgrades.

ST. JOSEPH — Drivers will be deterred from using a stretch of Lakeshore Drive in St. Joseph starting next week.

A portion of Lakeshore Drive between Vail Court and Old Lakeshore Road will be closed from Monday to Feb. 25 in order to repair the bridge that goes over the CSX railroad crossing there, a Michigan Department of Transportation news release stated Thursday.

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