In fact, a long while.
"The last time the county performed a study of this nature was 30 years ago," said Scott Hobbs, of the Washington County Public Works.
Since the inspection, 37 railroad crossings were found to be long over due.
"Ten passive crossings, which are sign and pavement markings, and then 27 active crossings which are the warning signs, lights and gates," said
With a railroad crossing and yield sign located just meters away from a railroad on
Officials say having a sign further away from the railroad will give drivers more time to yield.
"Through our report we indicated advanced warning signs are required to provide safety improvement, sight distance improvement, and signs for clearance," said
"This phase one of safety and railroad improvements is key to the safety and livelihood of the citizens of