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Table 2-11: Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incidents: 2013

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(Includes freight railroad, Amtrak, and commuter rail operations)

State Number of grade crossings Incidents Fatalities Injuries
Alabama 4,550 85 5 45
Alaska 282 0 0 0
Arizona 1,157 23 0 8
Arkansas 3,983 37 5 18
California 9,297 146 37 76
Colorado 2,781 15 3 5
Connecticut 635 2 0 1
Delaware 393 7 0 1
District of Columbia 36 0 0 0
Florida 5,065 65 8 19
Georgia 7,549 96 13 65
Hawaii 8 0 0 0
Idaho 2,359 25 4 7
Illinois 11,955 126 13 40
Indiana 7,634 93 15 36
Iowa 6,910 49 5 25
Kansas 7,873 46 3 12
Kentucky 4,649 49 6 22
Louisiana 5,015 72 6 31
Maine 1,668 3 0 1
Maryland 1,278 11 2 14
Massachusetts 1,434 16 1 7
Michigan 7,149 61 3 26
Minnesota 6,801 53 6 34
Mississippi 4,306 43 3 34
Missouri 5,735 53 2 31
Montana 3,109 13 1 6
Nebraska 4,976 41 2 23
Nevada 542 4 1 1
New Hampshire 584 0 0 0
New Jersey 2,133 41 6 38
New Mexico 1,236 12 4 4
New York 5,368 35 7 11
North Carolina 7,125 56 7 29
North Dakota 4,723 27 3 18
Ohio 8,533 71 8 25
Oklahoma 5,036 42 8 13
Oregon 3,953 15 2 3
Pennsylvania 6,118 60 3 22
Rhode Island 144 0 0 0
South Carolina 3,928 44 5 21
South Dakota 2,927 13 1 5
Tennessee 4,619 62 2 25
Texas 13,857 225 19 95
Utah 1,257 17 4 5
Vermont 881 4 0 2
Virginia 4,451 33 1 9
Washington 4,801 24 3 7
West Virginia 3,356 19 2 28
Wisconsin 6,387 60 2 22
Wyoming 1,085 4 1 2
United States, total 211,631 2,098 232 972

NOTES: Data are preliminary. Any impact, regardless of severity, between railroad on-track equipment and any user of a public or private crossing site must be reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration on Form F 6180.57. The crossing site includes sidewalks and pathways at, or associated with, the crossing. Counts of Fatalities and Injuries include motor vehicle occupants, people not in vehicles or the trains, as well as people on the train or railroad equipment.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Safety Analysis, available at safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017