Use the Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Safety Analysis website to view accident reports for railroad crossings in Durham.

The City of Durham’s Traffic Separation Study is evaluating safety and operations improvements at 18 railroad crossings.

Improvements could include bridges, closings and pedestrian underpasses.

Public workshops will be scheduled for February and March.


Number of reported accidents, 1975–present, at top Durham intersections because …

… drivers stopped on the tracks 24

… drivers didn’t stop 15

… drivers drove around the gate 6

… drivers stopped and then proceeded 5

… other, non-specified 1

Number of reported suicides at all Durham intersections, 1975–present 1

Source: Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis