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PUCO Approves Safety Upgrades At Richland County Rail Crossing

17 Nov , 2022  

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in Ashland and Richland counties.  

Ashland Railway will install flashing lights and gates at the Ashland Railway Grade Crossing at County Road 1356 and County Road 1475 in Ashland County, Ohio. Federal funds will provide up to $381,088 to complete the upgrades. 

Ashland Railway will install flashing lights and gates at State Route 61 in Richland County. Federal funds will pay $229,510 to complete the upgrades. 

All safety upgrades will be completed by August 16 of next year. 

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Stay Festive, Stay Safe, Stay Inexpensive

4 Dec , 2017  

This time of year, many Ohio families begin putting up decorations to celebrate the holidays. Decorations help make the season bright, but can also create safety hazards. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) offers some tips to ensure a safe and energy efficient holiday season. More…

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Preparing For A Power Outage

18 Jun , 2017  

You may think that you are prepared for a power outage. It might be helpful to be reminded nonetheless of practical tips on dealing with instances of lost electrical service, in case you have overlooked something.

To that end, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is reminding consumers this month of important outage preparation information. More…