SEISMIC CRITERIA FOR ROAD WORKS PROJECTS

CRITERIOS SISMICOS DE PROYECTO PARA OBRAS DE CARRETERAS

THIS ARTICLE LISTS CRITERIA RELATING TO VARIOUS ROAD WORKS ASPECTS: ACTIVE EARTH PRESSURE ON WALLS, EARTH STRUCTURES (EMBANKMENTS AND EARTHWORKS), ROCK EXCAVATIONS AND TUNNELS. AT THE PRESENT TIME, INTEREST IS CENTRED ON CRITERIA FOR ROAD AND MOTORWAY PROJECTS IN ZONES SUBJECT TO EARTHQUAKES. THE LONG-STANDING SPANISH STANDARD PGS-1 CONTAINED PARAGRAPHS RELATING TO THESE CRITERIA WHICH WERE ADAPTED TO ROAD AND MOTORWAY PROJECTS BY STANDARD OC 224/69. SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF CIRCULAR PDS-1, WHICH SUPERSEDED PGS-1, THE CURRENT STANDARDS MUST BE IMPROVED AND COMPLETED. THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES SEVERAL ROAD PROJECTS AND STUDIES IN ZONES SUBJECT TO STRONG EARTHQUAKES IN SPAIN.

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  • Accession Number: 01299067
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 6:58AM