A brief description is given of the two countries (Saudi Arabia and Bahrain), and the feasibility study, design and construction are detailed of a 25 km long 4-lane causeway consisting of bridges and embankments, about 50 km of approach roads in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and a border station. The various chapters of this book describe the following: feasiblity study and design, philosophy of the alternative bridge design, management aspects, soil investigation and evaluation, structural design of the bridge, full-scale test of the halving joing, materials and durability, temporary sanddam with access road, prefabrication of bridges, offshore construction of bridges, design and construction of the embankments, quality control/quality assurance, survey systems, finishings, human resources, and homeland aspects.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Delft University of Technology

    Faculty of Civil Engineering, Stevin Laboratory, P.O. Box 5048
    2600 GA Delft,   Netherlands 
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Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 217 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00453523
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 2000 12:00AM