2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 85. Department of transportation.
85.085 Private road crossings.

85.085

85.085 Private road crossings.

85.085(1b)

(1b) In this section, "rehabilitated" means a significant rebuilding of railroad track that restores severely deteriorated track to a minimum service standard or, for track that is at or above a minimum service standard, that increases the service standard of the track.

85.085(1m)

(1m) The department shall make payments from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (bu) to fund the rebuilding of any private road crossing across the tracks of a rail transit commission within this state if the applicable tracks of the rail transit commission were rehabilitated during the 1992-93 fiscal year or thereafter, the private road crossing has not been rebuilt since the tracks were rehabilitated and the private road crossing user obtains a private road crossing permit from the applicable rail transit commission.

85.085(2)

(2) The department shall make payments from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (bu) to reimburse any private road crossing user for costs incurred by the user in financing the rebuilding of a private road crossing across the tracks of a rail transit commission within this state if the applicable tracks of the rail transit commission were rehabilitated during the 1992-93 fiscal year or thereafter and the private road crossing user has obtained a private road crossing permit from the applicable rail transit commission.

85.085(3)

(3) The department shall not make any payment under this section unless the applicable private road crossing permit provides that the rail transit commission shall, at the user's sole cost and expense, maintain, repair and renew the private road crossing. "Maintain, repair and renew" does not include any rebuilding of a private road crossing that is required because the applicable tracks have been rehabilitated.

85.085 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 354; 1995 a. 113.

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