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The Maryland Method

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In the heyday of Maryland road renovation, circa 1920s 30s, they would widen roads by adding a concrete shoulders to the side. The picture below shows the process.

 

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~ Steve

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In the heyday of Maryland road renovation, circa 1920s 30s, they would widen roads by adding a concrete shoulders to the side. The picture below shows the process.

 

adding-concrete-shoulder-sha_lrg.jpg

 

~ Steve

 

Steve,

 

In working on a different subject, I noted reference to this method of stabilizing macadam roads in a period magazine, I think The Automobilist, last night.

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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