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-.04 - Determination of Safety
RULE 672-16-.04. Determination of Safety
The Department in respect to state highways, the county governing authority in respect to county roads or the municipality governing authority in respect to city streets shall determine if the highway-rail grade crossing shall remain open or should be eliminated. This determination shall be made upon consideration of all factors listed in O.C.G.A. Section 32-6-193.1 and in accordance with the "Georgia Department of Transportation's Guide for Evaluating Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety". A sum total of adjustment factors greater than or equal to a positive five (+5) shall be justification to eliminate a crossing.
(a) Records. The governing authority conducting the investigation shall retain the completed "Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Evaluation" form along with all calculations and supporting documentation used in completing the assessment for a minimum of one (1) year following the investigation.
O.C.G.A. Secs. 32-2-2, 32-6-193.1, 50-13-4, 50-13-6.(Original Rule entitled "Determination of Safety" adopted. F. Nov. 13, 2003; eff. Dec. 3, 2003.)