At North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR), safety is our top priority. All businesses and/or individuals seeking temporary access to NCRR property are required to complete and submit a RIGHT OF ENTRY application — and secure written approval from NCRR prior to proceeding. Many entries on railroad property will also require that a railroad flagman be present onsite if the parties are within 25 feet of a railroad track. The operating railroad, Norfolk Southern, will make a determination if a flagman is required, which is at the expense of the requesting applicant. Your application will be processed most efficiently if you will please send all materials as directed on the following application form:
Available for download in PDF format are NCRR’s engineering specifications and applications for right of way and utility agreements. The files can be viewed with Acrobat Reader. If you don’t have the free Acrobat Reader software, you can download it here from Adobe’s website.
All occupancy agreement applications shall be submitted to HNTB North Carolina, P.C. at the following address:
Attn.: Natasha Rodevick Simmons, PE, PTOE
Manager, NCRR Pipe and Wire Occupancy Agreement Process
343 East Six Forks Rd., Ste. 200 Raleigh, NC 27609
For assistance with the application process, please contact Natasha Rodevick Simmons at 919-424-0468.
The HTNB Web site is www.hntb.com. Application forms and other relative materials and information may also be obtained by contacting the NCRR Engineering Department Infrastructure Manager, Justin Madigan, at (919) 954-7601. In many cases, Norfolk Southern Railway will also require certain forms and procedures to be completed prior to initiating any activity within the right of way. NCRR will coordinate the review and approval process.