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Title: RE: Railroad loading reference

Ooops! Wrong link. Here is AREMA's web site:

    http://www.arema.org/

Charlie

-----Original Message-----
From: Charlie Carter
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 10:32 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject: RE: Railroad loading reference



AREA is now AREMA and their web site is here:

    http://www.remsa.org/

Hope this helps.

Charlie


-----Original Message-----
From: Jones, Mark A (Battle Creek) [mailto:Mark.A.Jones(--nospam--at)jacobs.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 9:28 AM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
Subject: Railroad loading reference



Project: Unloading pit/tunnel under a railroad car.  The RR will cross about
10 feet of the pit.

I'm thinking to design this as a one-way slab but I need a reference for RR
loadings, etc.  I've searched for a AREA website but to no avail.  I have
the AASHTO specification for highway bridges but haven't found a reference
for railway bridges.  Anyone know a good reference? Does AREA have a
website?

Related Question:  I was thinking of designing the pit wall like a retaining
wall with a large overpressure.  Any comments?

TIA,
Mark Jones


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