Chapter 81.53 RCW



HTMLPDF 81.53.010Definitions.
HTMLPDF 81.53.020Grade separation required where practicable.
HTMLPDF 81.53.030Petition for crossingHearingOrder.
HTMLPDF 81.53.040Supplemental hearingChange of route.
HTMLPDF 81.53.050Requirements of order on change of route.
HTMLPDF 81.53.060Petition for alteration of crossingClosure of grade crossing without hearing.
HTMLPDF 81.53.070Hearing.
HTMLPDF 81.53.080Restrictions on structures, railway equipment, in proximity of crossingsMinimum clearance for under-crossings.
HTMLPDF 81.53.090Duty to maintain crossings.
HTMLPDF 81.53.100Cost when railroad crosses highway.
HTMLPDF 81.53.110Cost when highway crosses railroad.
HTMLPDF 81.53.120Cost when railroad crosses railroad.
HTMLPDF 81.53.130Apportionment of cost.
HTMLPDF 81.53.140Time for performance.
HTMLPDF 81.53.150Practice and procedure.
HTMLPDF 81.53.160Service of process.
HTMLPDF 81.53.170Judicial review.
HTMLPDF 81.53.180Eminent domain.
HTMLPDF 81.53.190Abatement of illegal crossings.
HTMLPDF 81.53.200Mandamus to compel performance.
HTMLPDF 81.53.210Penalty.
HTMLPDF 81.53.220Obstructions in highways.
HTMLPDF 81.53.230No new right of action conferred.
HTMLPDF 81.53.240Scope of chapter.
HTMLPDF 81.53.250Employment of experts.
HTMLPDF 81.53.261Crossing signals, warning devicesPetitionHearingOrderCosts apportionmentRecords not evidence for actionsAppeal.
HTMLPDF 81.53.271Crossing signals, warning devicesPetition contentsApportionment of installation and maintenance costs.
HTMLPDF 81.53.275Crossing signals, warning devicesApportionment when funds not available from grade crossing protective fund.
HTMLPDF 81.53.281Crossing signals, warning devicesGrade crossing protective fundUse and transfer of fundsAllocation of costsProcedureFederal funding.
HTMLPDF 81.53.291Crossing signals, warning devicesOperational scopeElection by first-class citiesProcedure.
HTMLPDF 81.53.295Crossing 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.
HTMLPDF 81.53.400Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassRequired.
HTMLPDF 81.53.410Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassStandards and conditions.
HTMLPDF 81.53.420Traffic control devices during construction, repair, etc. of crossing or overpassRules.
HTMLPDF 81.53.430Safety standards for private crossings along railroad tracks over which crude oil is transportedAdoption of rules.
HTMLPDF 81.53.900Effective date1975 1st ex.s. c 189.


Counties, signs, signals, etc.: RCW 36.86.040.
Railroad intersections, crossings, etc.: State Constitution Art. 12 s 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.