IDOT Local Rail / Highway Grade Crossing Safety Program
The Illinois Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2018 and 2019 Local Rail / Highway Grade Crossing Safety Program (Section 130 Funds). Please click on the link below for the application form (BSPE 04100) for the program. Applicants are requested to submit their application electronically. Information on the submittal process is provided with the form instructions.
The following safety improvements will be considered:
1. Railroad Warning Devices for the roadway or pedestrian crossings
2. Railroad Circuitry
3. Railroad Crossing Surface Renewal. This will be allowed only if the warning devices and / or circuitry are improved. Pictures of the
existing crossing will need to be submitted.
4. 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.
5. Crossing Closure
6. Other (Signal interconnect, grade separation, or etc.)