Investigation of Prestressed Concrete Raiway Tie Distress

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Title: Investigation of Prestressed Concrete Raiway Tie Distress

Author(s): Richard C. Mielenz, Stella L. Marusin, William G. Hime, and Zvonimir T. Jugovic

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 17

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 62-68

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Date: 12/1/1995

Abstract:
Distress to prestressed concrete railway ties placed somewhere on the eastern coast of the United States began to occur just a few years after installation. To determine the cause for the distress, a team representing various disciplines was assembled.