FOUNDATION EXPLORATION FOR INTERSTATE 280 BRIDGE OVER MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS

DELEUW, CATHER AND COMPANY OF CHICAGO ARE IN THE FINAL STAGE OF DESIGNING FOR A BRIDGE TO CROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS, AND DAVENPORT, IOWA, AS PART OF I-280. THREE TEST BORING PROGRAMS ARE CONDUCTED TO OBTAIN SUBSURFACE INFORMATION FOR THE BRIDGE PIERS AND FOUNDATIONS. IN SITU PRESSUREMETER TESTS WERE INCLUDED IN THE THIRD BORING PROGRAM, AND SHALE SAMPLES WERE OBTAINED FOR LABORATORY TESTING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. THE LABORATORY TESTS INCLUDED ONE-DIMENSIONAL CONSOLIDATION TESTS, DRAINED AND UNDRAINED TRIAXIAL TESTS, AND DIRECT SHEAR TESTS, FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE COMPRESSIBILITY AND STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF THE SHALES AT THE SITE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • pp 69-91, 19 FIG, 1 TAB, 5 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    20th Annual Highway Geology Symposium
    Urbana, IL  USA  61801
  • Authors:
    • Gamble, J C
    • HENDRON, A J
    • Way, G C
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  • Accession Number: 00229951
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 11 1971 12:00AM