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Railroad grade crossings (Pmuj)

Definition
General areas where a highway and a railroad cross at the same level, within which are included the railroad, roadway, and roadside facilities for traffic traversing that area. Also referred to as Level Crossings or Highway-Rail Grade Crossings. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Grade crossings
Highway rail intersections
Highway railroad grade crossings
Level crossings
Broader Term
Railroad facilities (Pmu)
Narrower Terms
Grade crossing surfaces (Pmujs)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Contact wire (Pmuc)
Railroad tracks (Pmud)
Railroad buildings (Pmur)
Railroad yards (Pmut)
Rail transit facilities (Pmuy)
Related Terms (Associative)
Interchanges and intersections (Pmrcpj)
Light rail transit grade crossings (Pmuyc)