4901:3-1-02 Lateral clearance for permanent structures.

(A) Every railroad company, public or private corporation, or person proposing to build any structure or place described in section 4963.42 of the Revised Code which has a lesser clearance than that prescribed in such section shall apply to this commission for a permit to erect such structure or place in the manner prescribed in such section.

(B) Application for the permit provided for in section 4963.43 of the Revised Code shall be made on blanks furnished by this commission.

(C) The lateral clearance for such structures are with reference to straight alignment of tracks. On curves, the clearance distance to structures shall be increased so as to have the equivalent clearances, and should be measured from a line perpendicular to the place of the top of the rails.

(D) A suitable walk and railing from which trainmen may work shall be provided along at least one side of all bridges and coal, ore, or other trestles.

Replaces: 4901:3-1-05

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/18/2013 and 04/18/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13 , 4907.02 , 4906.06
Rule Amplifies: 4907.03 , 4907.24 , 4907.44
Prior Effective Dates: 6/8/55, 1/20/63, 8/17/06