DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONCRETE TIES FOR RAPID TRANSIT. PHASE I. TASKS 1 TO 5

This report presents the results of the first part of a project to develop specifications for standard concrete ties for rapid transit use. The report is presented in five sections: Section 1 estimates the market potential of concrete ties for the transit industry. Section 2 presents a technical and economic evaluation of concrete ties based on international experience. Section 3 presents parameters necessary for the design of standard concrete ties for rapid transit use. Section 4 covers the preliminary specifications for the materials, fabrication and handling of the standard concrete ties.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Construction Technology Laboratories, Incorporated

    Transportation Development Section, 5400 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL  USA  60077-1030

    Transit Development Corporation, Incorporated

    1730 M Street, NW, Suite 911
    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Authors:
    • Hanna, A N
    • Weber, J
  • Publication Date: 1975-10-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 117 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094187
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., TDC-CT-75-1
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1981 12:00AM