ON THE UNION PACIFIC -- USE OF SUPER-SPAN SIMPLIFIES CONCRETE ARCH EXTENSION JOB

Super-Span is a combination of corrugated steel plates, concrete "ears" and soil, so arranged as to work together to enhance the ability of the structure to withstand relatively heavy loads. Once the plates have been put together backfill material is compacted around both sides and on the top of the structure.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 17
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057556
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Track and Structures
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 6 1974 12:00AM