Home

Welcome to the AREMA Community

Learn from other members, connect with your Committee and grow your leadership skills.

Learn More

Recent Discussions

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    To be effective they must: Provide clear explicit warning that overheight trucks will sustain damage if they exceed the limits of the impact beams. Have the above warning sign placed a sufficient distance from the impact bar at a location that will ...

    1 person recommends this.
  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Although the measures that Drew refers to at the bridge in Durham, NC reduced the number of vehicles striking the crash beam, there remained a significant number of incidents. In 2019 North Carolina Railroad and Norfolk Southern raised the bridge approximately ...

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    Reference the website 11foot8.com: The location in Durham, NC had low clearance warning signs for years. A collaboration among NCDOT, NCRR, NS, and the City of Durham resulted first in construction of a crash beam; the referenced website captured strikes ...

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    I agree with Mike. Since you already have an over height waning system in place, a sacrificial beam is the only real solution. Other traffic calming suggestions are unlikely to deter a determined driver. Similar situation by me on a No Trucks Road. Gets ...

  • Posted in: Member Forum

    The only effective treatments are "glaring" advance warning at a point where a diverging route is available (provided by the local traffic authority, not the RR or transit district) plus a sacrificial beam, if increasing the vertical clearance or closing ...

Become an AREMA Member

Become an AREMA member now to enjoy benefits like connecting on the Member Forum.

Quick Links

Unanswered Posts

Log in to see this information

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

Upcoming Events


Log in to see this information

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

Most Active Members