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Queue Management - The
Handbook illustrates a wide range of
treatments to address queuing through
grade crossings including use of Displaced Stop Lines, Pre-Signals, Queue
Cutters, Combination Pre-Signal/Queue
Cutter, and Coordinated Traffic Signals.
This section also presents criteria to
select an appropriate treatment to
manage queueing.
Quiet Zones - Current FRA requirements for treatments and the process
of establishing Quiet Zones is covered.
Crossing Gate Layouts - Alternative crossing gate layouts applicable
to skewed crossings and use of angled
crossing gates consistent with the
American Railway Engineering and
Maintenance of Way Association
(AREMA) are included.

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Crossing Profile - New materials including an alternative using
compound crest vertical curves
is presented.
Illumination - The document
indicates a recommended treatment
for crossing illumination including
reference to lighting criteria.
Exclusion Zones and Clear Zone
- The Handbook provides guidance on
delineation of "exclusion zones" through
the crossing conflict zone as well as a
discussion of roadside clear zones on
approaches to crossings.
Blocked Crossings - Safety
concerns regarding blocked crossings
and approaches to addressing these
issues based upon FRA guidance is
presented. itej

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