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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):  

  • Cook Road, Burlington. USDOT 084775M. The crossing will be closed from 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 to 5 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. BNSF plans to resecure the concrete crossing surface panels with new fasteners.

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