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roadbed

[′rōd‚bed]
(civil engineering)
The earth foundation of a highway or a railroad.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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CRTS-I Slab Track (as shown in Figure 1(a)) consists of unit prefabricated slabs measuring 4.95 m x 2.40 m x 0.19 m, CA mortar adjustment layer measuring 4.95 m x 2.4 m x 0.05 m, reinforced concrete roadbed measuring 5.0 m x 3.2 m x 0.3 m, cylindrical bollards, and resin filled around bollards.
The detour is also shown in a map-like drawing called a traffic management plan, and typical cross-sectional views of the roadway are provided with details about roadbed construction.
The new design will widen the roadbed, straighten sharp turns, reduce steep gradients, and rebuild bridges and culverts to make it an all-weather road.
The new design will feature improved specifications that will widen the roadbed, straighten out sharp turns, and reduce steep gradients," the statement said, adding that the plans also included rebuilding bridges and culverts to make it an all-weather road.
From adding a roadbed to making a photographic backdrop, this focus on quality layout planning is a 'must' for any model railroad buff.
He said there was a very large break in the roadbed with the other side being much higher, so much higher that the car could not get over the break and instead lurched off the road and overturned.
This order was requested so we could replace the cracking concrete ties that have surfaced due to the high levels of uneven pressure exerted on the crossties where the bridge and roadbed meet.
Haehre will be in charge of earth moving and roadbed preparation, while Veidekke will carry out all remaining work, including concrete and structural work.
"The research team also determined the necessary pin sizes to provide controlled pressure relief and prevent roadbed damage for minor and moderate explosions."
The Phase 1 building under construction is located just 25 feet from the I-80 roadbed with an illuminated sign positioned 55 feet above the highway.
In 2006, McRae filed a quiet title action asserting that her tract included the Compass Point roadbed, which had since been developed by SSI Development, LLC (SSI), the owner of the parcel south of McRae's.
Recycled tires have been used to line to roadbed on a stretch of road in Loveland, Colo., as part of a road engineering experiment by Colorado State University, according to a report in the Daily Times Call (Longmont, Colo.).