Chapter 81.53 RCW

RAILROADS—CROSSINGS

Sections
Definitions.
Grade separation required where practicable.
Petition for crossingHearingOrder.
Supplemental hearingChange of route.
Requirements of order on change of route.
Petition for alteration of crossingClosure of grade crossing without hearing.
Hearing.
Restrictions on structures, railway equipment, in proximity of crossingsMinimum clearance for under-crossings.
Duty to maintain crossings.
Cost when railroad crosses highway.
Cost when highway crosses railroad.
Cost when railroad crosses railroad.
Apportionment of cost.
Time for performance.
Practice and procedure.
Service of process.
Judicial review.
Eminent domain.
Abatement of illegal crossings.
Mandamus to compel performance.
Penalty.
Obstructions in highways.
No new right of action conferred.
Scope of chapter.
Employment of experts.
Crossing signals, warning devicesPetitionHearingOrderCosts apportionmentRecords not evidence for actionsAppeal.
Crossing signals, warning devicesPetition contentsApportionment of installation and maintenance costs.
Crossing signals, warning devicesApportionment when funds not available from grade crossing protective fund.
Crossing signals, warning devicesGrade crossing protective fundUse and transfer of fundsAllocation of costsProcedureFederal funding.
Crossing signals, warning devicesOperational scopeElection by first-class citiesProcedure.
Crossing signals, warning devices, etc.Federal funds used to pay installation costsGrade crossing protective fundState and local authorities to pay remaining installation costsRailroad to pay maintenance costs.
Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassRequired.
Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassStandards and conditions.
Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassRules.
Safety standards for private crossings along railroad tracks over which crude oil is transportedAdoption of rules.
Effective date1975 1st ex.s. c 189.
NOTES:
Counties, signs, signals, etc.: RCW 36.86.040.
Railroad intersections, crossings, etc.: State Constitution Art. 12 § 13.
Traffic devices required by utilities and transportation commission: RCW 47.36.050.
Underpasses, overpasses constructed with federal funds, maintenance cost apportionment for: RCW 47.28.150.
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