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July 1, 2014
South Heart quiet zone in place
July 1, 2014 - 10:50pm
December 7, 2013
Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand
City officials are working to create a railroad quiet zone within and near Dickinson’s borders. Recently, an engineering firm suggested $1.5 million worth of safety improvements to help end mandatory horn blowing at crossings like this one, near the Patterson Lake Recreation Area, shown Saturday.
Dickinson quiet zone improvements estimated at $1.5M
December 7, 2013 - 8:14pm
June 13, 2013
Tankers sit on railroad tracks just south of Dickinson's downtown Wednesday afternoon. Currently, trains passing through Dickinson sound their horn several times, as required by federal mandate, to warn motorists and pedestrians, but that could change if the city pursues a path to becoming a Federal Railroad Administration "quiet zone."
Possibly wanted: The silence of the trains
June 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
A BNSF train passes through the quiet zone Oct. 24, 2011, in Moorhead, Minn. A quiet zone was established in Medora more than two years ago, and most recently in Beach.
SSSHHH! Beach joins growing community of quiet zones
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Quiet zone not so quiet
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Bids lower for Medora quiet zones
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am