Table 2-11: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incidents: 2010

Table 2-11: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incidents: 2010

(Includes freight railroad, Amtrak, and commuter rail operations)

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State Number of grade crossings Incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 4,632 69 8 29
Alaska 278 1 0 1
Arizona 1,178 29 7 16
Arkansas 3,993 52 9 20
California 9,239 127 28 74
Colorado 2,787 18 7 6
Connecticut 637 3 0 1
Delaware 390 3 0 3
District of Columbia 35 0 0 0
Florida 5,153 67 12 41
Georgia 7,705 68 7 25
Hawaii 8 0 0 0
Idaho 2,364 16 1 2
Illinois 12,035 126 27 41
Indiana 7,832 111 9 41
Iowa 6,945 55 4 18
Kansas 7,845 47 7 21
Kentucky 4,853 56 10 23
Louisiana 5,347 106 13 67
Maine 1,666 2 0 1
Maryland 1,310 13 0 2
Massachusetts 1,431 8 1 4
Michigan 6,962 52 5 27
Minnesota 6,911 43 2 20
Mississippi 4,332 47 7 15
Missouri 5,770 52 11 25
Montana 3,154 19 2 6
Nebraska 4,904 31 4 5
Nevada 523 1 0 0
New Hampshire 584 0 0 0
New Jersey 2,122 28 3 6
New Mexico 1,205 8 4 10
New York 5,378 33 2 10
North Carolina 7,186 49 1 37
North Dakota 4,694 21 2 8
Ohio 8,645 74 7 17
Oklahoma 5,087 41 5 26
Oregon 3,952 22 3 3
Pennsylvania 6,202 56 1 16
Rhode Island 144 0 0 0
South Carolina 3,958 50 4 16
South Dakota 2,945 9 0 2
Tennessee 4,668 42 3 10
Texas 14,184 213 24 106
Utah 1,267 11 3 5
Vermont 888 4 1 2
Virginia 4,534 39 3 13
Washington 4,846 38 5 13
West Virginia 3,495 23 3 5
Wisconsin 6,384 33 1 15
Wyoming 1,093 1 0 0
United States, total 213,680 2,017 256 854

NOTES: Data are preliminary. Any impact, regardless of severity, between railroad on-track equipment and any user of a public or private crossing site must be reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration on Form F 6180.57. The crossing site includes sidewalks and pathways at, or associated with, the crossing. Counts of Fatalities and Injuries include Motor vehicle occupants, people not in vehicles or the trains, as well as people on the train or railroad equipment.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics Preliminary Annual Report December 2010 , 2-11 and 9-2, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/Prelim.aspx as of March 16, 2012.