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Rail News: Communication and Signal
Ohio panel directs short lines to improve grade crossings in Clark, Crawford counties
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing Indiana & Ohio Railway and Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad to make improvements at two grade crossings in Clark and Crawford counties.
Indiana & Ohio was directed to install lights and gates at the North Burnett Road grade crossings in Springfield, Clark County, by Aug. 6, 2020.
Wheeling & Lake Erie was directed to install lights and gates at the State Route 4 grade crossing in Crawford County by Aug. 6, 2020.
Federal funding will be provided for both projects, PUCO officials said in a press release.
The agency is responsible for evaluating Ohio’s public grade crossings to determine the need for installing active warning devices.
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