Tunnel

Allegheny Railway Tunnel

Gallitzin, PA, USA

Allegheny Railway Tunnel


Description

Originally built in 1904, the Allegheny Tunnel is the highest and longest tunnel on the original Pennsylvania Railroad system, approximately 3,605 feet (1,100 m) in length, at 2,167 feet (660 m) above sea level. In 1994, the tunnel was expanded to accommodate two parallel tracks and double-stacked container cars below its arches.


Products Used

PENETRON ADMIX was blended into the shotcrete mix and applied – along with additional reinforcing – to the interior of the tunnel entrance. The wider entrance structures of the tunnel were also upgraded with a concrete mixture treated with PENETRON ADMIX.


Related Press


March 14, 2013

Penetron Chosen to Ensure Waterproofing and Durability for Historic Pennsylvania Railway Tunnel


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Products Used

PENETRON ADMIX

PENETRON ADMIX

Crystalline Waterproofing


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