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    NEWS RELEASE

    Ohio Department of Transportation Internet News Release

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2000

    TRAC RAILROAD GRADE SEPARATION MEETING HELD

    What: The Transportation Review Advisory Councils (TRAC) Railroad Grade Separation Subcommittee met  to present a complete listing of requested railroad grade separation projects and discussed the qualitative measures in which the projects will be prioritized. The subcommittee received applications for 72 projects from 59 communities. After the meeting, the TRAC subcommittee will evaluate and rank the projects into a draft list for public review and comment in mid-January 2001.

    Click here to see the complete list of applicants with map.

    The Railroad Grade Separation program, announced by Gov. Taft in February, will allocate $200 million, over a 10-year period. The program will provide railroad grade separations for communities most affected by increased train traffic as a result of the recent acquisition of Conrail by the Norfolk Southern Corporation and CSX Transportation.

     

    When Held:

    Friday
    December 15, 2000

     

    Where:

    The Ohio Department of Transportation
    District Two Headquarters
    317 East Poe Road
    Bowling Green, Ohio

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