Goals (EA)

Goals for the Railroad Bridge (see the State’s Railroad Bridge Management Program):

  • Safety – prevent deterioration of railroad bridges and reduce the risk of human casualties, environmental damage, and disruption to the Nation’s railroad transportation system that would result from a catastrophic bridge failure.
  • Determine the extent of deterioration and initiate routine maintenance and repair work.
  • Determine the extent of major deterioration and prioritize the repairs and the capital investment in the rehabilitation or replacement of railroad bridges.