The Metrolink commuter railroad announced Monday that it was improving four street crossings in Moorpark and Simi Valley to prevent vehicles and pedestrians from getting onto the tracks.
The crossings, which are part of the Ventura County sealed corridor project, are at Moorpark Avenue in Moorpark and 1st Street, Erringer Road and Sycamore Drive in Simi Valley.
Officials said the work will include street widening, automatic exit gates for vehicles, sidewalks, handrails, automatic pedestrian gates and improved traffic signals. The upgrades, which cost about $12.4 million, are scheduled to be finished by the end of the year.
"We are always trying to improve safety...