Effective Aug. 4, Union Pacific Railroad temporarily resumed sounding train horns at 10 railroad crossings in New Braunfels, according to a city news release.

According to the release, recent inspections have identified the railroad crossings listed below are out of compliance with federal regulations. City officials have contracted a specialist and are developing a plan to restore all crossings.
Street nameMilepost
Church Hill Drive225.260
Rusk Street225.920
Jahn Street226.990
Elm Street226.850
Castell Street226.800
Comal Avenue226.510
West Coll Street227.260
West San Antonio Street227.430
West Mill Street227.500
West Bridge Street227.550
“City staff will work diligently to restore quiet zones at those crossings as soon as possible,” the news release states. “Train horns will remain in effect until the crossings meet compliance.”

Updates on railroad quiet zones and traffic alerts for roads throughout the city can be found at www.newbraunfels.gov/trafficalerts.