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Queue Detection System Pilot Improvements Project at Four State Road Rail Crossings

Financial Number: 449740-1-52-01

Project Length: 0.7 miles

Project Limits: South Florida Rail Corridor (SFRC) at State Road (SR) 882/Forest Hill Boulevard, SR 870/Commercial Boulevard, SR 820/Hollywood Boulevard, and SR 858/Hallandale Beach Boulevard

Start Date: February 2024

Completion Date: Summer 2024

Contractor: AUM Construction, Inc.

Estimated Construction Cost: $827,827

Scope of Work: Project improvements consist of testing of detectors and closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to identify vehicular queues near railroad crossings to be able to transmit messages to connected vehicles and warn drivers about potential conflicts. The project aims to test smart technologies to help improve safety for all roadway users near railroad crossings. The CCTV cameras will be used to verify the vehicular detector is operating as intended and provide additional coverage at the four proposed locations to aid incident management at these locations. This system will additionally enhance the existing ‘DO NOT STOP ON TRACKS’ flashing beacons at the crossings.


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During Construction:

Fiber optic pull box installation throughout project limits   March 2024Open trench throughout project limits   March 2024Delivery of CCTV poles   April 2024Trenching Operations   June 2024
Installation of Fiber cables   June 2024CCTV pole installation   April 2024Concrete Pad Installation   May 2024CCTV Cabinet Installation   May 2024



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