19A NCAC 02B .0158      CHANGING GRADE OF ROAD WHEN GRADE OF RR TRACKS IS CHANGED

When any railroad changes the grades of its tracks where said tracks cross or intersect any road, street or highway of the State Highway System, the railroad shall be responsible for adjusting, at its own expense, the grade of such road, street or highway as required to meet the change in grade of the railroad's tracks or facilities.  Any adjustment of the road, street or highway shall be made in a manner approved by an authorized representative of the Department of Transportation. A minimum of ten feet runoff is required for each inch of difference in elevation between track grade and road grade.  The Department of Transportation may by cooperative agreement perform the asphalt run‑off work on a 100 percent reimbursement basis.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑18(5); 136‑18(11); 136‑20;

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 1, 1991.