IDOT accepting applications for the FY 2020 and 2021 Local Rail / Highway Grade Crossing Safety Prog
Illinois Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 and 2021 Local Rail / Highway Grade Crossing Safety Program (Section 130 Funds). The Funding Opportunity Number is 20-1472-01. Applicants are requested to submit their application electronically. Information on the submittal process is provided with the form instructions. Please submit applications to IDOT by May 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Read more.
The following safety improvements will be considered: 1. Crossing Closure 2. Railroad Warning Devices for the roadway or pedestrian crossings 3. Railroad Circuitry 4. Railroad Crossing Surface Renewal. This will be allowed only if the warning devices and / or circuitry are improved. Pictures of the existing crossing surface will need to be submitted. 5. Roadway Approaches. This will be allowed only if the warning devices and / or circuitry are improved and the existing profile grade does not meet IDOT / Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) requirements. A drawing of the existing profile and proposed profile will need to be submitted. 6. Other (Signal interconnect, grade separation, or etc.)