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Rail joint


A fastening designed to unite abutting ends of rail.
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Sidewalk


That portion of the roadway primarily constructed for the use of pedestrians.
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Appropriation


An act of a legislative body that makes funds available for expenditures with specific limitations as to amount, purpose, and period.
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Yard


A system of tracks within defined limits provided for making up trains, storing cars, and other purposes.
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Wayside equipment


The signals, switches, and/or control devices for railroad operations housed within one or more enclosures located along the railroad right of way and/or on railroad property.
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Warrants


The minimum conditions that would justify the establishment of a particular traffic control regulation or device, usually including items such as traffic volumes, geometries, traffic characteristics, collision experience, etc.
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1. Average daily traffic.


The average 24hour volume, being the total volume during a stated period divided by the number of days in that period. Unless otherwise stated, the period is a year.
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Volume


The number of vehicles passing a given point during a specified period of time.
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Vehicle intrusion detection devices


A detector or detectors used as a part of a system incorporating processing logic to detect the presence of vehicles within the minimum track clearance distance and to control the operation of the exit gates.
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