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rail joint


A fastening designed to unite abutting ends of rail.
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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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sidewalk


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


The relinquishment of interest (public or private) in right of way or activity thereon with no intention to reclaim or use again for highway or railroad purposes.
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accident rate


1) The number of accidents, fatalities, or injuries divided by a measure of vehicle activity to provide a means of comparing accident trends through time. 2) The number of accidents per crossing per year.
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advance preemption


The notification of an approaching train that is forwarded to the highway traffic signal controller unit or assembly by the railroad equipment in advance of the activation of railroad warning devices.
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advance preemption time


The period of time that is the difference between the required maximum highway traffic signal preemption time and the activation of the railroad warning devices.
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allotment


An action by administrative authority making funds available for obligations and expenditures for specified purposes and for certain periods.
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anchors


Rail-fastening devices used to resist the longitudinal movement of rail under traffic and to maintain proper expansion allowance at joint gaps for temperature changes.
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apportionment


An administrative assignment of funds based on a prescribed formula by a governmental unit to another governmental unit for specific purposes and for certain periods.
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