CUT-AND-COVER TUNNELING TECHNIQUES. VOLUME I. A STUDY OF THE STATE OF THE ART

This study of cut-and cover tunneling techniques in urban areas considers environmental quality, geotechnical investigation and analysis, ground support, ground water control, permanent structure, restoration, cost considerations and major problems. Both United States and foreign techniques are reviewed. In addition to describing alternate methods of construction, it identifies key problems, needed construction improvements, and future research goals.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also other volume of this report, FHWA-RD-73-41, entitled Volume 2, Appendix, RRIS #072443.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sverdrup and Parcel and Associates, Incorporated

    800 North 12th Boulevard
    St Louis, MO  USA  63101
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 284 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072442
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-73- 40 Final Rpt., FCP 35B1-092
  • Contract Numbers: FH-11-7803
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1976 12:00AM