RR Tie Step Replacement

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Old 09-18-17, 07:53 PM
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RR Tie Step Replacement

We have an older brick walkway that has two levels - each leads down to the next with a 5ft wide railroad tie.

The two ties get very slippery when wet and i'd like to replace them with something else. I will be relaying the bricks to level them as rain has undercut some of the sand.

Any suggestions for replacements? I'm thinking 6x6 PT would be close enough. Thanks.
 
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Why use wood at all? I suggest another row or two of bricks set in a wet mix.
 
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I'm not sure a 6x6 pt would be any less slick when wet. If I remember correctly, RR ties are closer to 9x9
 
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