1. Ties on the main track as well as on the siding shall be placed 22-inches center-to-center.
2. Ties shall be placed no greater than 20-inches center-to-center under all joints.
3. All ties shall be dressed with the west side taken as the dress side.
4. Ties shall not be placed in position with a spike maul.
5. All joint tie spacing shall confirm to Sketches 1a and 1b.