ASPHALT TREATMENT OF BALLAST AND BRIDGE DECKS-1964 INSPECTION

The 1964 condition of the asphalt-treated ballast test sections and asphalt bridge-deck treatments applied in 1959 and 1960 are described. Maintenance cost records are also supplied. 1959 ballast treatments on specific sections of the Santa Fe Railroad are presented; 1960 ballast treatments are discussed on sections of the Norfolk and Western, Monon, Texas & Pacific, and Chicago and North Western Railways. 1959 and 1960 bridge deck treatments are examined on the Pittsburgh & West Virginia and Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroads. It is noted that little or no maintenance is required on test and control sections of both ballast and bridge deck treatments.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Publication Date: 1965-2

Media Info

  • Features: Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 569-575
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 66 N
    • Issue Number: 591
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00052296
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Association of American Railroads
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM