Community Notices

Railroad companies are required to notify the commission and the governing authority of a community at least 10 days prior to taking any planned action that may have a significant impact on the community. Such actions can include;

  • disrupting the use of a crossing for track inspection,
  • reconstruction,
  • maintenance,
  • or blocking a crossing.

For more information, see WAC 480-62-305 - Railroad Community Notice Requirements.

Submit a Notice

Template for Community Notice

To submit a community impact notice, email: WUTC Community Notice.

Community Notices Received

The commission received the following community impact notices:  

  • 15th Street SE, Puyallup. USDOT 085691V. BNSF will close this crossing Sept. 26, 2023 at 7pm until Sept. 27 at 3am. 

For questions or additional information on current or past community notices, please contact