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South Dakota Lawmakers Deciding On Railroad Crossing Quiet Zones

(Pierre, SD) — South Dakota lawmakers are set to decide on whether to set up ‘quiet zones’ at some railroad crossings in the state. The South Dakota State Railroad Board in Pierre heard from officials from Sioux Falls and Rapid City yesterday to discuss plans to set up the zones as a way to limit train whistle noise in densely-populated areas. Railroad industry officials are urging caution when moving forward with quiet zones for safety reasons.

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