Railroad Quiet Zone

PROJECT

Railroad Quiet Zone (ST14-008)

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

City Construction Crew

CONSTRUCTION COST

$100,000.00

FUNDING SOURCE

General Fund - $50,000
Union Pacific RR - $50,000

PROJECT LOCATION

Southport Rd. RR Crossing, W. Lantrip St. RR Crossing, Main St. RR Crossing, and Danville St. RR Crossing.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

October 2017 to April 2018

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Construct roadway medians, install pavement striping, and demo one crossing in preparation for a quiet zone.

JUSTIFICATION

Establishing a quiet zone will improve conditions for events, businesses, and homeowners in the downtown corridor.

PROJECT UPDATE

  • Construction has been completed
  • CTC has inspected and approved the work
  • UPRR still has to come out and remove gates and other componets at the closed Danville St. crossing
  • Notices have been sent out to have the Quiet Zone go into effect by May 14, 2018