STATE OF THE ART ON RAILROAD-HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING SURFACES
An attempt is made to provide a summary of the latest available information on physical characteristics, riding quality, and relative costs of the various types of surfacing materials used at railroad-highway grade crossings. The crossing surface types considered are: bituminous, full wood plant, sectional treated timber, concrete slab, concrete pavement, steel-reinforced rubber panels, metal sections, and unconsolidated. Emphasis is given to the nesessity for proper preparation of the track structure and good drainage of the subgrade.
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Hedley, W J
- Publication Date: 1973-11-30
- Features: Figures; Tables;
- Pagination: 28 p.
- TRT Terms: Alternatives analysis; Bituminous materials; Costs; Drainage; Highway design; Precast concrete; Railroad grade crossings; Railroad tracks; Reinforcement (Engineering); Rubber; Slabs; Surface treating; Trestles; Wood
- Old TRIS Terms: Bituminous surfacing; Wood trestles
- Subject Areas: Design; Finance; Highways; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00262997
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Rept No N5120.1
- Files: TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM