Oregon Bulletin

February 1, 2011


Department of Transportation,
Rail Division
Chapter 741

Rule Caption: Blockage of Public Grade Crossings.

Adm. Order No.: RD 2-2010

Filed with Sec. of State: 12-22-2010

Certified to be Effective: 12-22-10

Notice Publication Date: 11-1-2010

Rules Repealed: 741-125-0010

Subject: This rule is repealed because it is no longer needed. The Court of Appeals concluded in Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway v. Oregon Department of Transportation, 227 Or App 468 (2009) that Congress has preempted the State of Oregon’s authority to regulate the length of time railroad equipment may block a railroad-highway grade crossing.

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