Old and New Methods of Constructing Concrete Bridges


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Title: Old and New Methods of Constructing Concrete Bridges

Author(s): J.B. Hunley

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 259-295

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1924

The C.C.C. & St. L. Ry. abandoned the use of stone masonry for bridge construction about 25 years ago, and although some conrete was placed in the early nineties, it was not used to any great extent until 1902, at which time there was inaugurated a comprehensive program of reconstruction and extension of lines, which has since been carried on, from year to year, almost uninterruptedly.