A PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE IMPERFECT DITCH METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION

A BRIEF DISCUSSION IS PRESENTED OF THE PRINCIPLES ON WHICH MARSTON'S IMPERFECT DITCH METHOD IS BASED AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE CONSTRUCTION PLAN CARRIED OUT IN A SUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO MINIMIZE THE LOAD PRODUCED BY A HIGH ADDITIONAL FILL PLACED ABOVE A SEWER IN A REGRADING OF A LARGE RAILROAD FREIGHT YARD AT ATLANTA, GEORGIA. THE CONCRETE PIPE SEWER IS NOW CARRYING THE ADDITIONAL HEIGHT OF FILL WITH NO SIGNS OF DISTRESS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF LOAD DAMAGE. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 37, pp 271-277
  • Authors:
    • Spangler, M G
  • Publication Date: 1958

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 6-10, 1958
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  • Accession Number: 00214844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 9 1994 12:00AM