PROCEEDINGS WORKSHOP ON TUNNEL LINING DESIGN, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, MARCH 12 & 13, 1979

This report documents the proceedings of the Workshop on Tunnel Lining Design that was held at the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Systems Center (TSC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on March 12 and 13, 1979. The workshop was sponsored by the Office of Rail and Construction Technology of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. The workshop provided a forum for the identification and discussion of problems in the design and construction of tunnels centering around six topics, namely: Lining Design, Qualification, Geotechnical Investigations, Observational Approach, Specifications, and Constructibility and Cost Considerations. A position paper on each topic is arranged together with appropriate discussions from the working group members. In addition to background information regarding the planning of this workshop, this report also contains the keynote address, position papers, names and addresses of subcommittee members, as well as information about the six topics discussed at the workshop. (UMTA)

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    Pacific Consultants

    575 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA  USA  02116

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

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  • Pagination: 234 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322281
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: MA-06-0100
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-MA-06-0100-80-2
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1526
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM