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11/8/2019



Rail News: Communication and Signal

Ohio panel directs short lines to improve grade crossings in Clark, Crawford counties


The Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad will be installing lights and gates at the State Route 4 grade crossing in Crawford County, Ohio.
Photo – wlerwy.com

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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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