The Train Lane

by Brian Fortner, Contributing Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2002, Vol. 72, Issue 9, Pg. 52-59,90

Document Type: Feature article


With the elimination of more than 200 at-grate roadway crossings, the Alameda Corridor - $2.4-billion rail cargo expressway in Los Angeles - will carry 100 freight trains in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every day without interrupting passenger rail or vehicular traffic.

Subject Headings: Rail transportation | Freight transportation | Railroad trains | Railroad grade crossings | Highways and roads | Vehicles | Transportation corridors

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