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A tire gets airborne at the Ninth Avenue railroad crossing on Saturday morning. According to officials with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, owners of the railroad reported fixing this crossing and three others last month. Commission inspectors say they will be stepping up inspections for 2011, and said Walla Walla would be an area of 'higher emphasis” for them.

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Bumpy railroad crossings in Walla Walla get attention

Inspections will now move to a quarterly schedule.

WALLA WALLA — One of the bumpiest high-traffic railroad crossings in the area has been fixed, according to a recently submitted work-completed report, said Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission staff.But on Saturday morning, motorists were st


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