Research Results

An Alternative to Conventional Concrete Crossties for Bridge Approaches

  • 07
  • Oct
  • 2015
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
REPORT NUMBER: RR 15-31
SUBJECT: Track
KEYWORDS: crossties; concrete ties; heavy axle load
ABSTRACT: Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) is investigating an alternative crosstie design to conventional concrete crossties for bridge approaches. The project is being co-sponsored by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
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