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Senate Bill 0503


Senate Bill 0503

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF SB503 (Updated April 17, 2003 2:09 PM - DI 84)


Railroad crossing safety. Authorizes the department of transportation (INDOT) to create pilot railroad crossing safety projects. Permits the procedure for adopting a local ordinance concerning the use of train whistles to apply to a rail corridor, instead of to a single railroad crossing, and requires an ordinance prohibiting train whistles to include specific language. Requires the safety study required of INDOT after the ordinance is adopted to consider certain items. Prohibits INDOT from revoking its permission for regulating the use of train whistles after the ordinance is adopted, and requires INDOT to grant permission in certain circumstances.
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