Apart and supported by a cross-channel joist at each springing.
And near the Joist meridian re-enters British territory, after receiving the waters of the Riviere des Lacs and other small streams. The Missouri river, the most important stream within the state, crosses the western boundary near the 48th parallel, and after pursuing a winding course in a general south-easterly direction, leaves the state near the centre of its southern boundary.
Piles made on the Williams system have a steel rolled joist of I section buried in the heart of the pile, and round it a series of steel wire hoops at regular intervals (fig.
(6) In many systems such as the "expanded metal" system, the tension and compres- sion rods together with the stirrups are all abandoned in favour of a single rolled steel joist of I section, buried in concrete (see fig.
Joist was formerly deemed a remarkable achievement, though now there are several works producing 24-in.