Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 672 - STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Chapter 672-16 - CRITERIA FOR ELIMINATION OF HIGHWAY-RAIL GRADE CROSSINGS
Rule 672-16-.02 - General

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 672-16-.02

RULE 672-16-.02. General

The rules to establish the criteria for closure of highway-rail grade crossings are promulgated in accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 32-6-193.1 for use by both the Department and local governing authorities. The intent is to enhance public safety for both vehicular and train traffic at highway-rail grade crossings. Application of the criteria in section 672-16-.04 and consideration of factors listed in O.C.G.A. Section 32-6-193.1 along with comments from a public hearing shall be weighed to determine if a public crossing should remain open or if the crossing should be eliminated.

O.C.G.A. Secs. 32-2-2, 32-6-193.1, 50-13-4, 50-13-6.

(Original Rule entitled "General" adopted. F. Nov. 13, 2003; eff. Dec. 3, 2003.)
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