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Agency
Metra
Asset Category
Electrical, Signal, & Comms
Mode
Rail
2022 Funding
$3,000,000
2022-2026 Funding
$7,000,000
PMO

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Project Description

This project involves upgrades to protected grade crossings to improve safety and reliability of grade crossing protections. Metra has approximately 300 active grade crossings with warning devices. This project will fund upgrades of circuitry at these grade crossings to the latest technology. Metra will install monitors to remotely check the condition of the grade crossing protection system. When a monitor detects an anomaly, the system will send notice to the back office and dispatch a signal maintainer to perform repairs.