RUBBER RAILROAD CROSSING BUILT LIKE A POST-TENSIONED SUSPENSION BRIDGE

The article discusses the "Rigid-Flex" rubber railroad grade crossing system, which it describes as being engineered in the same manner as a bridge; although it is positioned for ground application the system still basically remains a bridge in design. In addition, characteristics of rubber crossings in general are discussed, including advantages, installation, performance and costs.

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  • Accession Number: 00322041
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1980 12:00AM