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Salt Lake City, UT: 10 level crossings to be upgraded with pre-cast units

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has let a contract for the supply of pre-cast level crossing modules. The UTA has specified Oldcastle Precast’s StarTrack Grade Crossing modules. 28 more words

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Pinellas County, FL: Two crossing upgrade projects get County OK

Pinellas County Commissioners have approved two improvement schemes on CSX Transportation’s (CSX) right-of-way.

An approved construction agreement with CSX  at 49th Street in Pinellas Park at a cost of USD 320,954. 64 more words

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Marion, OH: Upgrades on the way at five crossings

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved projects for upgrading level crossings to an automatic half-barrier configuration. Both North Greenwood Street level crossings must be upgraded by October 14th, 2015, while  the Barnhart Street, Madison Avenue and Jefferson Street crossings must be completed by July 14th, 2016. 17 more words

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Bluff City, TN: NS fails to secure crossing closure on risk grounds

Despite a significant accident history and concern that a fatal accident will occur, city fathers in Bluff City, TN, rejected the case for closure put forward by Norfolk Southern Railway Co  (NS). 229 more words

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Taken in downtown Vermilion last night.

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Gilroy Man Crossing Tracks Killed When His Truck Collides With Railroad Spiker Vehicle

GILROY (CBS SF) — A Gilroy man was killed Friday when a railroad maintenance vehicle crashed into his truck in the unincorporated area of San Martin in Santa Clara County, pinning him inside his toppled vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol. 258 more words

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Shreveport, LA: Crossing closure to give hotel guests a good night's sleep

The level crossing on Lake Street between Commerce Street to Clyde Fant Parkway will be closed to vehicular traffic pending introduction of a quiet zone. The closure which is effective from January 15th, 2015 is necessary to ensure that guests staying in an adjacent hotel can sleep without it being interrupted by train horns announcing the approach of a train.

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