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Erving, MA: Town faces bill for crossing upgrade

While reduced train speed can cut a railway’s maintenance-of-way costs while at the same time making it more likely that motorists will circumvent lowered level crossing barriers. 90 more words

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San Bernardino, CA: Grade-separated route over BNSF right-of-way commissioned

A grade-separated route across the busy BNSF right-of-way in Devore, San Bernardino has been formally opened to road traffic, allowing the level crossing on the Glen Helen Parkway to be eliminated. 58 more words

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Stamford, CT: Partnership upgrades private crossing

A partnership involving the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT), the City of Stamford and the private River Bend Center Development. The City contributed USD 250,000, the private developer USD 350,000 and the state the balance of the USD1.27 million project costs. 56 more words

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Claremore, OK: City moves to take leading role in resolving crossing problems

Claremore is bisected by Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) which cross at-grade and 19 level crossings across which BNSF and UP trains sometimes stop as they wait their turn to cross their competitors tracks. 85 more words

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KIlgore, TX: Freight train straddles crossing for 34 hours

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) train running on the Union Pacific right-of-way straddled the automatic half-barrier level crossing on West Lantrip Street in Kilgore for 34 hours. 118 more words

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Northwood, ONT: 83-year-old escapes injury in lawnmower collision

An 83-year-old who is known to be hard-of-hearing and who was wearing ear-defenders escaped injury when his ride-on lawnmower was struck by a train as he was mowing right-up to the Doherty Street passive level crossing in Northwood. 22 more words

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Rockland & Westchester: NY: State Senator Carlucci pushes safety investigation

New York State Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Westchester), hosted a press conference on Friday, May 15th to call for the passage of S3858, legislation that will authorize the New York State Department of Transportation to collaborate with other organizations to find out which grade crossing lanes are not safe, and how much it would cost to fix them. 223 more words

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