MAINS SERVICES GALLERY AND RAIN WATER GALLERY, GENEVA. HISTORY, AIMS AND CONSTRAINTS - GEOMETRIC CONSTRUCTION WORK - GEOLOGICAL ASPECTS AND GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF GEOLOGICAL FORMATIONS

GALERIE TECHNIQUE ET GALERIE D'EAUX PLUVIALES, GENEVE. - HISTORIQUE, BUTS ET CONTRAINTES. -TRAVAUX GEOMETRIQUES. - CADRE GEOLOGIQUE ET CARACTERISTIQUES GEOTECHNIQUES DES FORMATIONS RENCONTREES.

THE RAPID EXPANSION OF A GENEVA SUBURB AND THE RESULTING MODIFICATIONS IN THE CONDITIONS OF FLOW OF A COLLECTOR LED TO THE PLANNING OF A DEEP RAINFALL COLLECTOR AND OF A GALLERY FOR MAINS SERVICES. THE 5 KM-LONG STRUCTURE CONSISTS OF TWO PARALLEL GALLERIES, 3 M IN DIAMETER, OVER A LENGTH OF 2 KM, AND OF A 3 KM-LONG SINGLE GALLERY OF THE SAME DIAMETER. NUMEROUS DIFFICULTIES WERE ENCOUNTERED DURING THE PEGGING OUT OF THE AXES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ACCESS SHAFTS IN SOFT TERTIARY SANDSTONE AND GLACIAL DEPOSITS. SOLUTIONS ADOPTED FOR THE DRILLING OPERATIONS ARE DESCRIBED.

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    DEPARTEMENT DES TRAVAUX PUBLICS

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  • Authors:
    • KUHN, J P
    • DERIAZ, P
    • ODIER, M
    • AMBERGER, G F
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 01304127
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
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  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 9:23AM