As part of the federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA), Congress mandated that the railroad companies develop a bridge maintenance plan. In complying with the mandate, the ASLRRA has created a Bridge Subcommittee tasked with informing short line and regional railroads with various deadlines, services and training opportunities. For more information on the various activities, use the navigation in the left column.
Important Dates - This page contains all dates and deadlines that have been outlined in the RSIA. Check back often, as dates will be added here as they become available.
Important Documents - Federal legislation and association documentation relating to the creation and maintenance of a bridge program are located on this page.
Important Topics - A library of cutting edge articles and topics that will provide thoughtful points to ponder on issues related to bridges.