June 10, 2016: (FR) Changes to Roadway Worker Protection Regulation

FRA has issued a final rule to clarify the Roadway Worker Protection regulation. The amendments include, but are not limited to, the adoption of certain terms, clarification of various interpretation issues, and changes to the qualification requirements for roadway workers. The final rule will be effective on April 1, 2017.
Petitions for reconsideration must be received by August 9, 2016. Interested parties may submit comments until September 13, 2016.

Railroad Workplace Safety; Roadway Worker Protection Miscellaneous Revisions (RRR)