Community Notices

Railroad companies are required to notify the commission and the governing authority of a community at least 10 days before 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 notice(s):  

  • Reiter Road, Index - UPDATE: July 24 Aug. 5, 2024, from 9am to 4pm or until asphalt cools. USDOT 084534Y. Roadmaster Joseph Partridge, BNSF Railway Co. 206-396-0637. 
  • County Line Road, Grandview - July 30 & 31, 2024. USDOT 098621T. Roadmaster Rolando Arizpe, Central Washington Railroad 509-952-5604. 
  • Solo Point Road, Dupont - July 23, 2024 7am to 1pm. USDOT 085758A. Roadmaster Marshall Flores 253-405-5837. 

For questions or additional information on current or past community notices, please contact rail@utc.wa.gov.