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New definitions have been added as well as new drawings
illustrating the definitions of the Clear Storage Distance and the
Minimum Track Clearance Distance.
Illustrated explanation of the procedure for preempting traffic
signals of diagonal crossings at intersections.
Illustrated discussion of the use of pavement markings to warn
drivers of the area of a railroad crossing to not block.
Discussion of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
considerations.
Additional discussion on the need for special traffic control
when there is construction in the vicinity of a railroad crossing,
consistent with the requirements of the Manual on Uniform
Traffic Control Devices.
Detailed information regarding the use of pre-signals and
queue-cutter signals as well as hybrid systems for long distances
between the traffic signal and the railroad crossing.
Expansion of the section on the design of preemption
interconnection circuits.
Supplemental information regarding the timing of traffic signal
preemption to accommodate pedestrians.
New information regarding the need for preemption of flashing
beacons or hybrid beacons at pedestrian crossings.
References to preemption timing worksheets from two roadway
jurisdictions as methodological examples.

MARCH 19, 2020

The development of the recommended practice was coordinated
with the Highway-Rail Crossing Handbook, 3rd Edition, so that the
information will be consistent in both documents. itej

How to File an Appeal
If you wish to appeal ITE's adoption of the recommended practice,
submit a written appeal to ITE Headquarters, Attn: Douglas E.
Noble, 1627 Eye Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006
USA, by the close of business on April 15, 2020. The written appeal
shall state the nature of the objection(s) including any adverse
effects, the step(s) of the ITE procedures or the section(s) of the
recommended practice that are at issue and the specific remedial
action(s) that would satisfy the appellant's concerns. Any previous
efforts to resolve the objection(s) and the outcome of each shall
also be noted.

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