FY 2009 Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Project - Railroad Relocation Planning, Terre Haute, IN

This project involves design and installation of a new system to monitor train traffic that crisscrosses the City of Terre Haute.

The system will use a series of detectors (eye-safe lasers, radar, etc.) mounted on existing poles, in existing public right-of-way, to detect the presence of trains

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at 15 critical crossings in the city and to collect information about the direction, speed and length of detected trains.

Collected data will then be sent via the City?s existing Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system to a server located in the E911 Center where it will be processed using custom software.

Dispatchers and First Responders will then use this information to make informed dispatch and routing decisions, and, therefore, reduce emergency response time by avoiding blocked or potentially blocked crossings where time lost waiting for a crossing to clear could contribute to injury or death.
Related Programs

Rail Line Relocation and Improvement

Department of Transportation


Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: DOT/Federal Railroad Administration

Estimated Funding: Not Available


Who's Eligible



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FY 2009 Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Project - Railroad Relocation Planning, Terre Haute, IN

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only the City of Terre Haute is eligible to apply for this grant.

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Date Posted:
2013-12-16

Application Due Date:
2013-12-27

Archive Date:
2014-01-26


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