State Rep. Mark McBride, R-Moore, who voted for the law, said blocked intersections are a common constituent complaint in his city. He also said he was hopeful his vote would send a message to railroads to work together with communities.
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While the law, which went into effect July 1, is designed to stop trains from blocking railroad crossings for more than 10 minutes, some note its many exemptions still could allow trains to legally clog intersections for 20 minutes or longer.
City of Enid engineering officials said Friday that BNSF Railway would be closing a portion of the 1400 block of West Chestnut, between Johnso…
The Big Boy No. 4014 steam locomotive rolled out of a Union Pacific restoration shop in Cheyenne over the weekend for a big debut after five years of restoration. It then headed toward Utah as part of a yearlong tour to commemorate the Transcontinental Railroad's 150th anniversary.
He says there are 1,120,027 pieces of railroad memorabilia at the museum, which has attracted visitors from China, Russia, Australia, Scotland, Germany and England and all 50 states.
The city, Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration are working on the project, which would widen the roadway on Cleveland to four lanes from the railroad tracks to Willow and connect four-lane arterial streets to the north and south. The project would total about 2,500 feet of road.