SPECIAL FORMWORK CASTS TWO-LEVEL ARCH STATION UNDER STREET

Construction of the downtown sections of the area's 98-mile regional rail transit system in Washington DC is dealt with. Working 75 ft below the surface, special piggyback formwork was used to construct the 600-ft-long, two-level coffered arch station. Before any of the construction could begin, the contractors had to underpin any building that might be affected.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Publication Date: 1973-7-26

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  • Accession Number: 00051273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1981 12:00AM