She was driving to meet a reporter waiting in an Oklahoma City motel when she crashed into the concrete wing wall of a culvert.
A culvert packed with explosives presents a particularly dangerous and challenging problem.
For the greater portion of its length the water ran underground, emerging from the culvert some two or three yards from the river.
These are usually constructed with endwalls integral with the barrel of the culvert.
The bottom of the tunnel will contain a culvert three feet deep at the centre.
"I don't know—I couldn't see—we ran into a culvert," replied Maud.
I imagined it was a bridge or culvert guard, and I knew that I could not pass that point.
Their crossing was at a culvert, where the road passed under the tracks.
The culvert that he had hidden in was completely blocked now, with branches and rocks.
The contractors then built the culvert which has a barrel 140 ft. long.
1773, origin unknown, perhaps, as Weekley suggests, the name of a long-forgotten engineer or bridge-builder.