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Table 2-13: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2013

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State Total (number) Percent of total
Cross bucks Gates Flashing lights Stop signs Unknown Special warning HWTS, WW, bells Other
Alabama 2,791 25.9 29.2 18.0 23.6 1.5 0.4 1.0 0.3
Alaska 179 26.3 43.0 4.5 19.0 2.2 2.8 0.0 2.2
Arizona 730 10.4 2.1 57.7 1.4 1.0 0.4 6.6 20.5
Arkansas 2,705 53.3 16.6 13.9 8.0 3.7 1.6 2.8 0.0
California 5,853 27.0 52.1 12.1 3.3 1.6 0.4 2.7 0.2
Colorado 1,697 46.7 29.0 10.0 9.1 1.9 1.2 1.8 0.4
Connecticut 362 6.4 29.0 39.2 12.2 2.2 7.7 1.7 0.0
Delaware 270 8.1 26.7 57.0 0.4 0.7 5.9 0.4 0.4
District of Columbia 5 0.0 0.0 40.0 20.0 0.0 40.0 0.0 0.0
Florida 3,774 14.9 65.6 10.6 5.1 0.9 1.6 0.3 0.1
Georgia 5,149 21.2 40.1 4.8 22.3 1.9 2.2 6.6 0.3
Hawaii 8 75.0 0.0 0.0 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.5
Idaho 1,273 30.8 13.4 13.6 41.2 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.0
Illinois 7,768 28.8 43.4 22.0 1.0 1.1 0.8 1.4 0.1
Indiana 5,693 21.7 36.7 20.3 16.7 1.1 0.1 2.7 0.2
Iowa 4,331 47.1 23.2 18.3 9.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.0
Kansas 5,153 57.7 29.1 6.7 3.6 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.1
Kentucky 2,269 40.0 21.1 29.4 2.2 3.9 1.6 0.5 0.0
Louisiana 2,717 35.7 35.8 15.1 9.2 3.1 0.6 0.2 0.2
Maine 824 31.8 12.6 46.1 1.3 0.1 6.8 0.6 0.0
Maryland 628 29.6 21.2 33.3 5.6 4.1 3.5 2.2 0.5
Massachusetts 832 13.2 41.0 32.1 1.3 3.4 6.5 1.6 0.4
Michigan 4,831 19.5 23.4 24.5 28.4 1.6 1.1 1.4 0.1
Minnesota 4,362 34.5 28.2 7.7 27.9 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2
Mississippi 2,206 33.4 22.4 18.4 18.3 2.4 1.1 1.2 2.5
Missouri 3,444 45.0 29.6 16.9 3.2 2.7 1.4 1.0 0.1
Montana 1,388 57.3 22.2 11.6 5.3 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.7
Nebraska 3,012 61.0 22.8 5.9 7.7 2.0 0.3 0.2 0.0
Nevada 290 30.7 45.9 6.9 13.8 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.7
New Hampshire 324 27.8 10.2 33.6 15.4 3.4 6.2 0.3 0.3
New Jersey 1,505 15.1 33.0 38.4 1.2 3.8 6.6 1.3 0.0
New Mexico 720 41.0 39.6 9.2 4.3 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.1
New York 2,676 16.4 65.4 9.3 1.3 1.6 3.2 2.1 0.3
North Carolina 3,961 23.0 55.9 10.1 3.4 2.5 1.9 0.7 0.4
North Dakota 3,478 79.2 16.7 0.0 1.7 1.7 0.5 0.0 0.0
Ohio 5,703 31.5 50.1 13.6 2.1 0.4 0.5 1.5 0.0
Oklahoma 3,720 54.0 25.5 12.2 5.3 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.0
Oregon 1,784 28.9 41.6 3.4 20.9 1.7 1.5 0.6 0.8
Pennsylvania 3,470 28.2 27.9 29.1 4.8 1.7 4.8 2.2 0.4
Rhode Island 67 6.0 23.9 22.4 0.0 9.0 13.4 25.4 0.0
South Carolina 2,632 15.6 43.8 11.8 24.5 0.0 1.9 2.1 0.1
South Dakota 1,871 76.9 4.4 12.3 2.9 3.4 0.0 0.1 0.1
Tennessee 2,759 37.9 30.4 20.7 5.4 1.7 2.8 0.8 0.1
Texas 9,150 31.1 48.7 8.3 3.7 1.3 0.5 4.7 0.1
Utah 684 22.2 36.7 12.9 18.7 1.9 4.1 1.6 0.1
Vermont 372 27.7 12.1 44.4 6.2 0.5 7.8 0.3 0.0
Virginia 1,890 15.1 64.4 15.1 2.2 0.8 0.3 1.1 0.2
Washington 2,363 46.8 26.6 12.7 3.8 7.9 0.9 1.1 0.2
West Virginia 1,400 40.6 17.2 32.9 2.6 4.9 0.6 0.5 0.4
Wisconsin 4,016 34.4 22.5 22.9 18.0 0.8 0.3 0.7 0.2
Wyoming 380 27.9 54.7 12.4 2.4 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.0
United States, total 129,469 34.5 35.3 15.4 9.3 1.7 1.3 1.7 0.3

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals; WW = wigwags.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics Preliminary Annual Report, table 9-4, available at safetydata.fra.dot.gov/OfficeofSafety/publicsite/Prelim.aspx as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017