Brightline announces train testing for St.Lucie County

Brightline announces train testing for St.Lucie County

GoBrightline just announced they will continue train testing up to 110 mph in St. Lucie County beginning Friday, August 11, with a backup testing day on Saturday, August 12. The testing is among the final tests underway to prepare for Brightline’s opening to Orlando and will involve multiple railroad crossings. Testing will occur daily between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
St. Lucie County – Railroad Crossing testing up to 79 mph
Chamberlain Blvd.
St. Lucie Lane
Concannon/Tarmac
Old Main St. / Shimonek Ln.
N. Causeway (SR A1A)
St. Lucie County – Railroad Crossing testing up to 110 mph (flaggers present)
Midway Rd. (CR 712)
☡Important testing details:
Additional wait times are expected at railroad crossings in the testing corridor.
Flaggers will be present at railroad crossings where ACTIVE testing is taking place and where trains will travel above 79 mph.
Brightline is working closely with local law enforcement agencies that will be present throughout the corridor.
Important Safety Reminders:
• Stay off the tracks and don’t stop on the tracks
• Never go around crossing gates
• Don’t try to beat a train
• Only cross the tracks at a designated crossing
• Look, Listen, Live
Pedestrians, motorists, and cyclists:
• Stay alert and follow the law around active railroad tracks and railroad crossings
• Be aware that once the second track is commissioned, rail traffic could run on BOTH tracks in either direction
• Failure to follow the law could result in fines, points on your license or loss of life
Sign up for Brightline text alert updates for the latest information on high-speed testing schedules: Text “RR110” to 888-384-0037
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