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RAILROAD CROSSINGS

Additional safeguards, see Protective devices under this topic

Approaches

Construction or reconstruction, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 161.20

Crossing signs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.17

Driving left of center, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.18

Grading, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.08, 2017 219.10

Blocking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Cattle guards, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.31 to 2017 219.33

Change of grade, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.08, 2017 219.10

City charters, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.44

Complaints, dangerous crossings, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.39, 2017 219.40

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073, 2017 219.074

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 161.20, 2017 219.40

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Crossing changes

Approaches, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.08, 2017 219.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Grade change violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Crossing restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26, 2017 169.28, 2017 169.29

Crossing speeds, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Crossing vacation program

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Vacating crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073, 2017 219.074, 2017 219.40

Dangerous crossings

Complaints, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.39

Cost of correction, payment, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Defined, railroad law, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.16

Drains, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.35

Embankments, obstructions, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384, 2017 219.40

Evidence, approaching trains, crossing unsafe, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Farm crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.13, 2017 219.36

Federal aid, improvement, maintenance, or repairs, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Fences, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.31 to 2017 219.34

Fines

Blocking violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Grading violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Improvements, maintenance, or repairs, failure to comply, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Obstructions, failure to remove, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384

Orders, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.42

Speed violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Grade crossing safety account, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.1651, 2017 299C.03

Grade separation

Improvement, maintenance, or repairs, see same under this topic

Noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.42

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074, 2017 219.14

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073

Grade

Change of grade, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.08, 2017 219.10

Multiple tracks, uneven grade, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Separation, see Grade separation under this topic

Hearings

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.39, 2017 219.40

Protection of crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.14

Home crossing signs, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.17, 2017 219.18

Improvement, maintenance, or repairs

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071, 2017 219.35, 2017 446.04

Hazardous materials rail safety program, grants, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.016

Matching grants, Minn. Statutes 2017 222.50

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071, 2017 219.403

Private crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.35

Railroads, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.35

Road authorities, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Southern rail corridor improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.445

Inspections, state rail safety inspector, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.015

Inventory, Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Investigations

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.39, 2017 219.40

Guards, need for, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.23

Protection of crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.14

Protective devices, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.24

Stop regulations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.20

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.14

Lawsuits

Obstructions, failure to remove, recovery of fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384

Orders, noncompliance, recovery of fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.42

Trains stopping at, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.97

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Levels of exposure, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.445

Liability, farm crossings, gates, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.36

Logging railroads, across highways, Minn. Statutes 2017 160.24

Maintenance, see Improvement, maintenance, or repairs under this topic

Motor vehicles, stopping, standing, or parking on railroad crossings, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.34

Multiple tracks, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.09, 2017 219.10

New crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.072

Obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384, 2017 219.40

Orders

Appeals from, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.41

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Crossing changes, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Crossing guards, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.23

Dangerous crossings, correction, division of costs, method, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Grade separation, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074, 2017 219.14

Improvement, maintenance, or repairs, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

New crossings, warning devices, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.072

Noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.42

Obstructions, removal, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Overhead crossings, construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Protective devices, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.14, 2017 219.24, 2017 219.40

Relocation, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Safety devices, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Underground crossings, construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Vacating, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074, 2017 219.40

Ordinances, not abridged, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.44

Overhead crossings, construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Petitions, new crossings, warning devices, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.072

Private crossings

Construction by landowners, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.35

Maintenance, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.35

Safety standards, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.165

Protective devices

Adequate protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.402

City charters, provisions not abridged, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.44

Crossing guards, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.23

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

First class cities, costs, payment from local improvement fund, Minn. Statutes 2017 446.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.26

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.14, 2017 219.24, 2017 219.40

Transportation Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 161.20

Relocation, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073, 2017 219.074

Repairs, see Improvement, maintenance, or repairs under this topic

Safety devices, see Protective devices under this topic

Safety

Approaching trains, prima facie evidence of unsafe crossing, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Driver improvement clinics, instruction, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.973

Drivers' license examination, Minn. Statutes 2017 171.13

Drivers' manual, Minn. Statutes 2017 171.0705

Grade crossing safety account, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.1651, 2017 299C.03

Grade crossings, southern rail corridor improvement plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.445

Hazardous materials rail safety program, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.016

Standards, rulemaking, private crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.165

School buses

Signals, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.443

Stopping at, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28, 2017 169.454

Signs and signals, see RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Speed limits, motor vehicle traffic, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.14

Speeds, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Standards

Federal standards, conformity, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Railroads, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073

Safety, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.165

Stop crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.20, 2017 219.22

Stopping at

Drivers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26, 2017 169.28, 2017 169.29

Exempt crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28, 2017 169.29

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Hazardous materials carriers, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28

Head Start buses, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28

Light rail crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28

Passenger carriers for hire, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28

School buses, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.28, 2017 169.454

Trains, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.93, 2017 219.97

Vehicles with fewer than nine inches clearance above roadways, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.29

Vehicles with speeds of less than six miles per hour, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.29

Surface, area, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Trains stopping at, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.93, 2017 219.97

Transportation Department

Complaints, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2017 174.66

Underground crossings, construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Vacating

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Crossing vacation program, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074

Dangerous crossings, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.40

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.074, 2017 219.40

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.073

Violations and penalties

Approaches, grading violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Blocking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Changes, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.10

Crossing gate or barrier violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Dangerous obstructions, failure to remove, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384

Driving past lowered crossing gates, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Driving past signaling flaggers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.97

Improvement, maintenance, or repairs, noncompliance, fines, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.071

Orders, noncompliance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.42

Second and subsequent offenses, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Speeds, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.383

Stopping violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 169.26

Visibility, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.384

Warning signs, see under RAILROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS AND SIGNALS

Yield signs, Minn. Statutes 2017 219.17, 2017 219.20