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219.14 RAILROAD CROSSING PROTECTED.

Subdivision 1.Investigation.

The commissioner of transportation on the commissioner's own motion may investigate and determine whether a railroad crossing over a street or public highway, that is or will be opened to public travel, is or will be dangerous to life or property. The commissioner may order the crossing protected in any manner the commissioner finds reasonable and proper, including requiring the company to separate the grades.

Subd. 2.Hearing.

The commissioner shall give the interested railroad company and road authority notice of the investigation as the commissioner deems reasonable, and an opportunity to be heard before an order is made.