Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2011

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State Total (number) Cross bucks Percent of total
Gates Flashing lights Stop signs Unknown Special warning HWTS, WW, bells Other
Alabama 2,791 26.0 27.4 18.3 24.1 1.9 0.6 1.4 0.3
Alaska 186 30.6 40.9 4.3 17.2 2.2 2.7 0.0 2.2
Arizona 737 26.3 53.9 6.8 9.1 1.4 1.8 0.8 0.0
Arkansas 2,709 53.3 16.4 14.0 8.1 3.8 1.7 2.8 0.0
California 5,891 27.7 52.1 11.8 3.4 1.7 0.4 2.7 0.2
Colorado 1,704 47.2 28.3 10.0 9.2 2.0 1.1 1.8 0.4
Connecticut 362 6.4 28.5 39.8 12.2 3.9 7.7 1.7 0.0
Delaware 270 8.1 25.9 57.8 0.4 0.7 6.3 0.4 0.4
District of Columbia 5 0.0 0.0 40.0 20.0 0.0 40.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 3,799 15.5 64.3 11.4 5.2 1.7 1.7 0.2 0.1
Georgia 5,197 22.2 39.4 4.8 22.2 2.6 2.1 6.5 0.3
Hawaii 8 75.0 0.0 0.0 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5
Idaho 1,283 31.9 12.2 13.3 41.5 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0
Illinois 7,792 30.4 41.3 22.8 1.0 2.3 0.8 1.4 0.1
Indiana 5,781 23.7 35.8 20.4 17.3 1.6 0.1 0.9 0.2
Iowa 4,342 47.3 22.7 18.7 9.9 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.0
Kansas 5,081 60.8 25.5 7.7 3.1 0.8 0.8 1.2 0.0
Kentucky 2,289 40.0 20.6 29.7 2.0 5.3 1.8 0.5 0.0
Louisiana 2,717 36.1 35.0 14.9 9.3 3.6 0.7 0.2 0.2
Maine 824 32.2 11.8 46.6 1.3 0.7 6.8 0.6 0.0
Maryland 632 31.2 19.9 32.1 6.0 3.8 3.5 3.0 0.5
Massachusetts 835 13.2 40.7 32.1 1.3 4.0 6.7 1.7 0.4
Michigan 4,669 20.9 20.5 25.7 29.1 1.7 1.3 0.8 0.1
Minnesota 4,386 40.4 25.8 8.7 23.6 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
Mississippi 2,204 33.9 22.1 18.3 18.2 2.2 1.2 1.5 2.6
Missouri 3,436 46.1 26.5 19.0 3.3 2.7 1.4 1.0 0.1
Montana 1,371 58.6 20.7 12.0 5.1 0.4 0.5 0.1 2.6
Nebraska 2,984 64.5 21.1 6.0 6.2 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.1
Nevada 284 30.3 46.5 7.0 13.4 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.7
New Hampshire 324 27.8 10.2 33.6 15.4 6.2 6.2 0.3 0.3
New Jersey 1,503 15.3 32.7 38.4 1.1 4.3 6.8 1.3 0.0
New Mexico 704 42.3 39.6 9.9 2.8 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
New York 2,681 16.6 64.5 9.8 1.3 2.1 3.2 2.1 0.3
North Carolina 3,994 24.2 54.7 10.2 3.0 5.3 2.0 0.3 0.4
North Dakota 3,449 79.6 16.7 0.5 1.7 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 5,729 33.8 48.5 13.8 2.2 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.0
Oklahoma 3,728 57.9 23.9 13.0 2.1 1.4 1.3 0.4 0.0
Oregon 1,786 29.0 41.7 3.4 20.7 2.3 1.5 0.6 0.8
Pennsylvania 3,498 29.0 27.4 28.9 4.8 2.6 5.2 1.8 0.3
Rhode Island 67 6.0 23.9 22.4 0.0 9.0 13.4 25.4 0.0
South Carolina 2,638 16.9 42.1 13.0 25.4 0.3 2.0 0.3 0.1
South Dakota 1,870 77.3 3.5 12.8 3.0 3.3 0.0 0.1 0.1
Tennessee 2,764 38.5 30.0 20.9 5.5 1.6 2.7 0.5 0.1
Texas 9,099 32.8 46.9 8.9 2.6 3.5 0.4 4.8 0.1
Utah 697 23.8 34.9 12.9 18.5 3.3 4.6 1.7 0.3
Vermont 372 27.7 12.1 44.4 6.2 1.6 7.8 0.3 0.0
Virginia 1,891 15.8 63.7 15.3 2.1 1.7 0.3 1.0 0.1
Washington 2,405 47.7 25.0 13.3 3.4 8.3 1.2 1.0 0.2
West Virginia 1,422 42.1 16.2 32.0 2.7 5.4 0.6 0.6 0.4
Wisconsin 4,023 34.8 21.4 23.7 18.1 1.0 0.3 0.7 0.1
Wyoming 381 28.3 52.0 14.7 2.1 1.6 0.3 1.0 0.0
United States, total 129,594 35.9 34.3 15.6 9.0 2.3 1.3 1.4 0.2

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

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics Preliminary Annual Report, table 9-4, available at safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/Prelim.aspx as of April 2013.