The paper reports how a New York railroad is building the first successful reinforced concrete roadbed slab. While placing the mile of track on an embankment and elevated structures to eliminate grade crossings, th Long Island Railroad chose to eliminate conventional ties, ballast and the high maintenance costs that accompany them.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Publication Date: 1979-8

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  • Pagination: p. 20
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00310000
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1980 12:00AM