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Darby Borough Grade Crossing
Phase II

Product No.: 12014
Date Published: 8/2014
Pages: 64

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Geographic Area Covered: Darby Borough, Delaware County

Abstract: This study examines two highway-railroad grade crossings in Darby Borough, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. This report serves as the second phase of the Darby Borough Grade Crossing Study. The study explores implementation strategies that can serve to improve safety and efficiency at the grade crossings and provides preliminary analysis and recommendations. This report is divided into five chapters: an introduction; a review of outreach initiatives; an identification of short-term improvements; a preliminary feasibility analysis of grade separation alternatives; and an identification of next steps for implementation.

Key Words: Freight, Freight Rail, Safety, Grade Crossing, Darby Borough, Operation Lifesaver, existing equipment, supplemental safety measures, grade separation, grade crossing improvement, Delaware County, Environmental Justice, pedestrians, trolley, signalization, rail traffic signal implementation, implementation

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