BALTIMORE'S GOT THE SUBWAY EVERYONE LOVES

Some of the innovations of Baltimore's 13.5-mile subway system are explored. The system, on which construction began in 1976, is under budget and on time. The first 7. 5-mile section will open in 1982. Innovations on the system include: enlightened contract writing, with minimal use of exculpatory language; extensive use of geotechnical data, including sharing it with contractors; and extensive use of slurry walls, compaction and chemical grouting to cut underpinning costs.

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  • Accession Number: 00331844
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1982 12:00AM