Please see below for information related to the permitting process and for obtaining security clearance to the Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFCRC).

Permits

CFRC Information Summary

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is the owner of the Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFRC). The limits of the CFRC extend from MP 749.61 to MP 813.82 of the original CSX Transportation, Inc., A-Line. The purpose of the CFCRC information summary is to provide information regarding permitting process for potential future uses by others within the corridor.
Download CFRC Information Summary

Safety and Security Clearance Permits

Safety Awareness Training and Security Clearance is required for all personnel requiring access to the Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFRC). This training and clearance can occur prior to scheduling the project. All training must be complete prior to the day of beginning installation. The Florida Department of Transportation has contracted with e-Verifile.com, Inc. to provide security clearance services for the CFRC.

CFRC Right of Entry Permits

This permit is for conducting any activity within/on CFRC property including:

  1. Right of Entry for temporary purpose only including the following activities:
    • Parade Permit Information
    • Surveys
    • Environmental Investigations
    • Ingress/Egress (short-term)
    • Inspection (bridges, roads, etc.)
    • Monitoring wells
    • Soil boring or sampling
    • Oversized equipment moving over operating track and/or right-of-way
    • Environmental Remediation

    Download Additional Parade Permit Information

  2. Right of Entry for scheduling approved activities within/on CFRC right-of-way that are covered by an existing agreement or permit. Work activities include:
    • Minor inspection/maintenance activities
    • Replacement of an existing facility with like kind

    Download Additional Right of Way Instructions

CFRC Underground Installation Permits – Pipelines

This permit is for conducting any underground activity within/on CFRC property including:

  1. New pipeline installation crossing or longitudinal to CFRC tracks
  2. Upgrade/modification to existing pipeline crossing or longitudinal to CFRC tracks that is not covered by an executed permit

Download CFCRC Underground Installation Additional Information

CFRC Overhead Installation Permits – Wirelines

This permit is for conducting any underground activity within/on CFRC property including:

  1. New overhead wireline installation crossing or longitudinal to CFRC tracks
  2. Upgrade/modification to existing wireline crossing or longitudinal to CFRC tracks

Download CFCRC Overhead Installation Additional Information

CFRC Tower Installation Permits

This permit is for conducting any activity associated with a communication tower located within/on CFRC right-of-way including:

  1. New overhead highway or pedestrian bridges crossing or parallel to CFRC tracks
  2. Upgrade/modification/demolition to existing overhead bridges crossing or parallel to CFRC tracks
  3. Other structures
  4. Upgrade/modification to existing CFRC grade crossing

Download Tower Installation Additional Information

Leasing & Other Permits

This process is for information about surplus property, leasing, and other corridor uses not covered by the items above.