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

March 2017 to May 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Construct and reconstruct roadway barriers and medians 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 plans have been approved by both the CTC and UPRR.
Work will begin soon on the closure of the Danville St. crossing and the construction of medians and curb at the other crossings.