Brightline Train update for Martin County 

Brightline Train update for Martin County

BRIGHTLINE UPDATE

Martin County, Fl (treasurecoast.com) -Brightline will continue train testing up to 110 mph in Martin County, Wednesday, July 19 through Thursday, July 20 in preparation for service to Orlando. The testing area will include multiple railroad crossings and the St. Lucie River railroad bridge. One to two passenger trains will be passing over the bridge per hour. During the testing period, Brightline will post a bridge monitor at the St. Lucie River bridge to communicate with mariners via VHF-FM Channel 9.

Flaggers will be present at railroad crossings where ACTIVE high-speed testing is under way, and Brightline is working closely with local law enforcement agencies in testing areas. Work could bring additional wait times at railroad crossings.

Martin County – Railroad Crossings:

Continuous flagging operations and train testing up to 110 mph, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, with a backup workday of Thursday, July 20.

 SR A1A   

 Monterey Rd.

 Indian St. (SR A1A)

 Seaward St.

 Salerno Rd. (CR 722)

 Broward Ave.

 Cove Rd. (SR A1A)

 SR A1A

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.

FULL RELEASE HERE: https://www.cityofstuart.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=201

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