RAPID RECONSTRUCTION OF S.P.'S BURNED-OUT TIMBER TRESTLE APPROACH

A fire destroyed 1080 ft of the ballast-deck trestle approach to Southern Pacific's Feather River Bridge at Yuba City, Cal. SP has a standardized prestressed-concrete bridge which is used to replace timber trestles. The clearing of the site and use of the standardized components from other bridge projects all over the system for round-the-clock construction made possible resumption of traffic in just eight days.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 80th Annual Convention of the American Railway Bridge and Building Association, Chicago, Illinois, 15-17 September 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Bridge & Building Association

    18154 Harwood Avenue
    Homewood, IL  United States  60430
  • Authors:
    • Fuller, T L
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00139954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 2003 12:00AM