Static, Dynamic and Spike-Pull-Out Tests on Concrete Bridge Ties


AREA Committee 8 – Masonry – requested the testing and evaluation of 9 in x 10-1/2 in. cross section prestressed concrete bridge ties by the Association of American Railroads Research and Test Department. The work was done by the AAR in cooperation with the Portland Cement Association and AREA Committee 8 studies on design of concrete bridge ties.