DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF AERIAL STRUCTURES OF THE WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM

The automated Washington, D.C. area Metro system currently under construction features precast, prestressed; cast-in-place box design; and steel with concrete deck aerial guideways. Both single and double track structures are being constructed with various length spans. The general features, basic and special design considerations, and rail-structure interaction of this 101-mile (163 km) system are discussed. (Author)

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 54-59
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  • Accession Number: 00319172
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 19 1981 12:00AM