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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.




~ 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.




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