Transportation Planning & Policy

Providing multimodal performance-based transportation planning to support transportation investment decisions and advance a safe and efficient transportation system. 

Railroad Coordination

Paulette Rice, PMP
Railroad Crossing Coordinator
Email: Paulette.Rice@ardot.gov
Phone: (501) 569-2557

Responsibilities

The Railroad Coordination team works with rail companies, ARDOT staff, local officials, and others to coordinate construction projects, inspections, and other highway-related activities occurring within railroad right-of-way.  The Railroad Coordination team also administers the Railway-Highway Crossing Program (Section 130), the purpose of which is to identify and eliminate hazards at railway-highway at-grade crossings. 

Planning Documents and Studies

State Action Plan (Pending)

State Rail Plan (2015)
Executive Summary
Full Document

Arkansas High Speed Passenger Rail Study (2020)
Executive Summary
Full Document

Links

Report a Blocked Crossing