Cliffside Drive Railroad Quiet Zone

Status – August 4, 2020

Project Details

Status: Project improvements were installed July 7th. The Notice of Establishment for the Quiet Zone was sent to the Federal Railroad Association (FRA) on July  30th. Once this Notice is received by the FRA regular sounding of the train horn will cease after 21 days. Please be patient while the railroad makes the necessary improvements to their railway to accommodate this improvement.

Contract Awarded: Whatcom County requested quotes from 4 companies and awarded June 24, 2020

Contract Amount: $10,933.63

Contractor: Kamps Painting

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.

Contact Us

    1. Cody Swan


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

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

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