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Railroad Pier Demolition

Union Pacific Railroad recently replaced a bridge over the Colorado river in south Texas. ATI was contracted to remove old concrete piers and abutments. (Piers support the bridge over the river, and abutments anchor the bridge to the ground on either end.) The old piers are 36′ wide, 30′ tall, and 10′ feet thick. With active railroad tracks only yards […]

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