Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2002

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2002

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State Total Percent of total
Cross bucks Gates Flashing lights Stop signs Unknown Special warning HWTS, WW, bells Other
Alabama 3,411 44.2 15.3 17.8 18.1 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.2
Alaska 224 44.6 22.8 13.4 11.2 4.0 3.1 0.0 0.9
Arizona 940 37.0 41.0 7.0 10.7 2.5 1.2 0.5 0.0
Arkansas 3,161 61.2 12.2 13.5 6.0 3.9 2.1 0.9 0.0
California 7,847 36.5 40.3 12.7 4.0 2.2 0.5 3.5 0.2
Colorado 1,948 47.6 20.7 12.5 11.9 3.4 1.7 1.9 0.2
Connecticut 370 7.6 28.4 38.4 13.0 3.5 7.8 1.3 0.0
Delaware 306 13.7 16.0 56.9 1.3 4.9 6.9 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 3,965 21.3 57.2 14.0 3.4 1.4 2.3 0.2 0.1
Georgia 5,877 43.1 29.5 5.2 17.0 2.9 1.9 0.2 0.1
Hawaii 8 87.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5
Idaho 1,329 33.9 10.8 13.2 41.0 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0
Illinois 8,207 38.9 28.9 26.7 0.7 2.3 1.4 0.9 0.0
Indiana 6,332 34.0 23.8 23.3 14.4 1.9 1.2 1.3 0.1
Iowa 4,999 56.4 14.6 19.2 6.9 1.5 0.8 0.6 0.0
Kansas 6,603 68.7 15.4 8.8 3.4 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.2
Kentucky 2,510 42.7 16.4 31.4 2.1 4.7 2.0 0.6 0.0
Louisiana 3,479 51.0 17.2 18.2 5.3 6.1 1.0 0.7 0.4
Maine 840 32.7 9.5 46.9 1.3 0.8 8.2 0.5 0.0
Maryland 695 37.7 15.5 30.6 4.7 4.0 3.9 3.3 0.1
Massachusetts 1,110 16.9 23.9 35.9 0.6 4.4 15.7 2.3 0.2
Michigan 5,340 33.4 17.6 25.2 18.6 2.8 1.8 0.5 0.1
Minnesota 5,079 58.5 14.9 10.8 13.2 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
Mississippi 2,732 54.1 9.7 19.0 4.4 6.4 1.7 0.3 4.5
Missouri 4,738 55.7 15.1 18.8 2.8 4.4 2.0 1.1 0.1
Montana 1,493 66.4 13.1 10.8 5.4 3.4 0.7 0.2 0.0
Nebraska 3,817 67.2 17.0 6.8 5.5 2.9 0.1 0.2 0.3
Nevada 301 43.8 43.2 7.6 3.0 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.0
New Hampshire 403 27.3 8.7 31.0 9.7 0.5 19.8 2.5 0.5
New Jersey 1,858 21.5 22.0 35.5 1.0 6.5 12.5 0.9 0.1
New Mexico 774 53.1 28.7 13.4 2.3 1.0 0.1 0.8 0.5
New York 2,934 20.1 53.4 15.3 0.5 3.0 5.7 1.2 0.7
North Carolina 4,523 43.5 31.6 15.6 1.3 4.2 3.3 0.4 0.1
North Dakota 4,328 82.2 11.5 1.4 1.5 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ohio 6,436 41.4 35.7 17.4 2.5 1.3 1.1 0.5 0.1
Oklahoma 4,229 64.1 15.3 14.0 2.7 1.6 1.5 0.5 0.2
Oregon 2,313 37.5 25.0 5.9 18.6 5.3 3.9 1.9 1.9
Pennsylvania 5,397 33.7 14.1 24.2 1.5 8.2 11.3 1.9 5.2
Rhode Island 118 5.9 13.6 20.3 3.4 18.6 18.6 18.6 1.0
South Carolina 2,945 36.8 29.5 15.7 13.4 1.0 3.8 0.1 0.0
South Dakota 2,140 84.8 1.0 9.3 1.3 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tennessee 3,229 47.7 13.7 21.7 4.9 6.1 5.4 0.5 0.0
Texas 11,580 48.1 31.7 12.2 2.4 4.0 0.8 0.6 0.1
Utah 936 41.3 20.6 16.7 4.8 6.9 8.4 0.6 0.5
Vermont 496 39.5 6.2 38.9 5.0 1.2 8.5 0.6 0.0
Virginia 2,040 23.7 48.8 21.8 0.4 2.2 2.6 0.4 0.1
Washington 2,730 50.1 20.2 14.0 3.4 9.7 1.5 1.0 0.1
West Virginia 1,585 45.1 14.3 29.3 1.4 8.1 1.1 0.3 0.4
Wisconsin 4,180 38.3 15.0 27.4 15.3 1.0 2.2 0.8 0.0
Wyoming 394 32.5 43.1 19.5 2.0 2.5 0.2 0.0 0.0
United States, total 153,237 45.9 23.6 17.0 6.5 3.3 2.3 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 Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Interim Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2002, Washington, DC: 2003, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of Sept. 23, 2003.