About Railroads

The department handles a variety of railroad programs such as the Railroad Crossing Improvement Program under the office of Project Development. The office of Railroads handles the management of all real and personal property acquired by the state for railroad purposes. This includes leasing of property, utility installation, track rehabilitation, industrial track expansion and construction. This office also prepares an annual planning document which outlines rail improvements that the state intends to complete for each year.


Jack Dokken
Air, Rail & Transit Program Manager
Rayleen Rageth
Senior Secretary
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