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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Design and Construction Of The Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Author(s): R. E. Toms and J. W. Johnson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 563-584
Abstract:Traffic and aesthetic considerations were paramount in the design of the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Two traffic problems had to be solved: one at the crossing of the Memorial highway and the main Washington Richmond road, and the other at the Mt. Vernon minus in providing parking facilities and reversing the flow of traffic. The design of the highway and grade separations is described. A description of the construction includes the following items: riprap, face stone, hydraulic fills, grading, bridges, paving and lighting.
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