SHEPPARD AVENUE C.P.R. SUBWAY-AGINCOURT

THE SITE SELECTION, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PRESTRESSED CONCRETE SUBWAY UNDER THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY TRACKS AT SHEPPARD AVENUE, IN AGINCOURT, NEAR TORONTO IS DESCRIBED. THIS SUBWAY IS THE FIRST PRESTRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURE TO SUPPORT A RAILWAY IN CANADA AND IS BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST CONTINUOUS PRESTRESSED CONCRETE RAIL STRUCTURE IN NORTH AMERICA. THIS TYPE OF STRUCTURE IS PARTICULARLY SUITABLE FOR HEAVY SKEWS, LONG SPANS AND HEAVY LOADS. THE SKEW ON THIS BRIDGE IS APPROXIMATELY 60 DEGREES. AN ELECTRONIC COMPUTER WAS USED TO SOLVE THE 57 TIMES STATICALLY INDETERMINATE GRID SYSTEM. /CGRA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol8, No A-8, PAPER NO. EIC-65-BR & STR 8, 10PP, 7FIG,
  • Authors:
    • Lount, A M
  • Publication Date: 1965-9

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  • Accession Number: 00208172
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 7 1994 12:00AM