18.6.310 CROSSING CLOSURE AND SIGNAL REMOVAL HEARINGS
(1) The road authority will publish a notice of proposed closure of any public at-grade crossing or of proposed removal of a railroad signal for any public highway railroad at-grade crossing in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the closure or signal removal is to be made. The notice of proposed closure or signal removal is to be given not less than 30 days or more than 120 days prior to the proposed closure or signal removal. Publication shall occur on three consecutive weeks.
(2) If requested in writing, by an interested party, railroad, or a government entity, the road authority shall hold a public hearing to determine whether the crossing shall be closed or the signal removed.
History: 60-2-121 and 2-3-103, MCA; IMP, 60-2-121 and 60-2-201, MCA; NEW, 1997 MAR p. 642, Eff. 4/8/97.