Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2004

Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2004

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State Total (number) Cross bucks
(Percent of total)
Gates
(Percent of total)
Flashing lights
(Percent of total)
Stop signs
(Percent of total)
Unknown
(Percent of total)
Special warning
(Percent of total)
HWTS, WW, bells
(Percent of total)
Other
(Percent of total)
Alabama 3,333 41.8 15.7 18.2 20.0 2.9 0.6 0.4 0.3
Alaska 229 43.2 26.2 9.2 13.5 3.9 3.1 0.0 0.9
Arizona 901 36.0 42.5 7.0 10.0 2.8 1.2 0.6 0.0
Arkansas 3,063 59.7 13.3 13.4 6.6 3.9 2.2 0.9 0.0
California 7,723 36.2 40.5 12.7 4.1 2.2 0.5 3.5 0.2
Colorado 1,882 47.8 22.0 12.4 11.1 3.2 1.6 1.7 0.2
Connecticut 370 7.6 28.1 38.4 13.0 3.8 7.8 1.4 0.0
Delaware 298 12.4 16.4 58.4 1.3 4.0 7.0 0.3 0.0
District of Columbia 8 0.0 0.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 3,856 20.5 58.0 14.1 3.7 1.4 2.0 0.3 0.1
Georgia 5,775 41.4 29.9 5.3 18.8 2.6 1.7 0.2 0.1
Hawaii 8 75.0 0.0 0.0 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5
Idaho 1,305 33.0 11.3 13.3 41.5 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.0
Illinois 8,180 38.2 29.8 26.2 0.7 2.7 1.3 0.9 0.0
Indiana 6,067 29.2 24.7 23.6 18.7 2.6 0.0 1.1 0.1
Iowa 4,515 54.5 16.6 19.8 7.2 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.0
Kansas 6,221 67.6 16.4 8.9 3.6 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.1
Kentucky 2,424 42.0 16.7 31.7 2.2 4.8 2.0 0.5 0.0
Louisiana 3,436 48.9 18.0 18.4 7.4 5.5 1.0 0.5 0.3
Maine 837 32.6 9.6 47.3 1.3 0.8 7.9 0.5 0.0
Maryland 690 36.8 15.7 30.9 5.5 3.9 3.8 3.3 0.1
Massachusetts 805 14.3 35.0 36.5 1.1 4.0 7.5 1.2 0.4
Michigan 5,350 22.1 17.6 25.4 29.9 2.7 1.7 0.6 0.1
Minnesota 4,943 55.9 16.0 10.5 15.4 1.7 0.4 0.2 0.1
Mississippi 2,456 38.8 11.5 20.6 20.0 4.4 1.1 0.3 3.2
Missouri 4,621 54.9 15.6 18.7 3.0 4.8 1.8 1.1 0.1
Montana 1,443 65.8 13.5 10.9 5.8 3.0 0.7 0.2 0.0
Nebraska 3,734 66.7 17.2 6.8 5.8 2.9 0.1 0.3 0.2
Nevada 299 42.1 43.5 8.0 3.3 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.0
New Hampshire 403 27.3 8.7 31.0 9.7 0.5 19.9 2.5 0.5
New Jersey 1,527 20.4 27.6 38.1 1.1 3.2 8.2 1.3 0.0
New Mexico 739 51.0 29.9 14.1 2.6 1.1 0.1 0.7 0.5
New York 2,919 19.3 54.5 14.4 0.8 3.0 5.5 1.7 0.7
North Carolina 4,394 43.1 32.4 15.9 1.3 4.0 2.8 0.4 0.1
North Dakota 4,115 81.6 12.4 1.2 1.6 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 6,276 40.9 36.4 17.4 2.6 1.1 1.1 0.4 0.1
Oklahoma 4,099 63.4 16.5 13.8 2.7 1.6 1.4 0.5 0.2
Oregon 2,271 36.5 25.9 5.9 18.7 5.3 4.0 1.8 1.9
Pennsylvania 4,775 34.3 15.9 25.2 2.5 6.7 8.6 1.5 5.4
Rhode Island 118 5.9 13.6 20.3 3.4 18.6 18.6 18.6 0.8
South Carolina 2,850 31.5 32.2 15.4 16.5 0.5 3.7 0.1 0.0
South Dakota 2,123 84.6 1.0 9.4 1.4 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tennessee 3,169 46.9 14.2 21.8 5.0 6.1 5.4 0.5 0.1
Texas 10,948 44.8 35.4 11.8 2.5 4.0 0.8 0.7 0.1
Utah 913 41.4 21.0 16.5 4.9 6.7 8.3 0.7 0.4
Vermont 501 37.5 6.4 41.1 5.8 1.6 7.2 0.4 0.0
Virginia 2,045 23.8 52.1 20.1 0.4 2.6 0.3 0.4 0.2
Washington 2,655 50.1 20.3 13.9 3.8 9.6 1.4 0.9 0.1
West Virginia 1,538 44.5 14.6 29.5 1.6 7.9 1.1 0.3 0.4
Wisconsin 4,136 37.3 16.1 27.1 15.8 1.0 2.0 0.8 0.0
Wyoming 395 31.4 45.3 18.2 2.0 2.5 0.3 0.3 0.0
United States, total 147,681 44.0 24.9 17.0 7.8 3.1 1.9 0.8 0.4

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals; WW = wigwags.

NOTE: Percentages may not total to 100 due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics: 2004 Annual Report, Washington, DC: November 2005.