RESTRICT RAILROAD HEIGHT CHANGE AT CROSSINGS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 939 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF RAILROAD CROSSINGS BY PROHIBITING RAILROADS FROM INCREASING THE HEIGHT OF EXISTING TRACKS AT CROSSINGS.
Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.

Status: Ref To Com On Transportation (House Action) (Apr 15 2013)

Bill History:

H 939

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 16 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 136-192 to provide that whenever the works of any railroad corporation crosses established roads or ways, the corporation must reconstruct its work so that it does not impede the passage or transportation of persons or property along the same by changing the elevation of the tracks where they cross the road or way, unless the reconstruction is part of the construction of an overpass or underpass. Effective October 1, 2013.


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