A REPORT ON THE RAILROAD-HIGHWAY CROSSING PROBLEM IN CALIFORNIA

This report examines the highway railroad grade crossings situation in California, and addresses the need for grade separation structures at crossings. It identifies current significant factors and problems associated with establishing a statewide separation program. The report looks at important previous studies of the grade crossing problem in California. A discussion of federal aid in relation to grade crossing improvements is included. This is followed by a description of the status of grade separation work on the state highway system. Grade crossing accidents in California are examined including general trends, characteristics of the accidents, and the estimated financial impact resulting from the accidents. The report concludes with a discussion of the trend in railroad responsibility

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Date: 1951. Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering, Berkeley CA
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering
    Berkeley, CA  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1951

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 1 v. (various foliations), 1 plate

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00989461
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: CALTRANS
  • Created Date: May 3 2005 12:00AM