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Campaign Monitoring of Railroad Bridges in High-Speed Rail Shared Corridors using Wireless Smart Sensors
Keywords: Campaign Monitoring of Railroad Bridges in High-Speed Rail Shared Corridors using Wireless Smart Sensors; Railroad bridge safety; bridge performance monitoring; wireless sensors; campaign monitoring
Abstract: This research project used wireless smart sensors to develop a cost-effective and practical portable structural health monitoring system for railroad bridges in North America. The...
Keywords: bridge problems, risk control matrix, Railroad Bridge Service Interruption Database
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration contracted Transportation Technology Center, Inc., to study bridge problems that cause accidents or service interruptions and to use this...
Keywords: Passive Crossings, Model Legislation, Model State Legislation, Model Law, Sight Distance, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), together with states, developed model state legislation for use in developing bills to improve safety at highway-rail grade crossings...
Emergency Order to Prevent Operation of Trains on Railroad Bridge No. 29.11 of the Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway
Keywords: Track Transition, Geometry Degradation, Factors and Causes
Abstract: Efforts have been made to reduce or eliminate track geometry degradation at bridge approaches and special trackwork zones for more than a century. This is a common problem that...