Concrete Tie/Fastener Performance Research

This project will demonstrate the fundamental research and development of concrete crossties and fastening systems subjected to freight, passenger and mixed service. The objective is to develop performance based design and testing standards for railroad crossties and fasteners to ensure high performance.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program information: Track and Structures, Tie & Fastener Integrity. Links to project: and and


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:

    Grant ID 121

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Stuart, Cameron

  • Performing Organizations:

    NDT Corporation

    153 Clinton Road
    Sterling, MA  United States  01564
  • Start Date: 20150826
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01573776
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: Grant ID 121
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 26 2015 8:57AM