Cliffside Drive Railroad Quiet Zone

Status – January 29, 2020
Project Summary

This project proposes to install centerline channelization devices 100-feet either side of the railroad tracks at the Cliffside Drive crossing. The centerline channelization devices will provide supplemental safety and mitigate for the loss of the train horn once a quiet zone is established. The project will also include shoulder maintenance and upgrades to the railroad crossing warning lights.

Project Details

Status: Project has been permitted by BNSF and construction is likely to begin March or April 2020.

Contract Awarded: Whatcom County Forces

Contract Amount: $30,000.00

Contractor: Whatcom County Forces

Construction Schedule:  

This project will likely be completed within a week and is not likely to have any major traffic impacts.

Contact Us

    1. Cody Swan


      Project Engineer
      (360) 778-6265
      cswan@co.whatcom.wa.us

      James P. Karcher


      Engineering Manager
      (360) 778-6271
      jkarcher@co.whatcom.wa.us

      322 N. Commercial Street, Suite 301
      Bellingham, WA 98225

      Phone: (360) 778-6210
      Fax: (360) 778-6211