SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATIONS FOR HIGHWAYS AND STRUCTURES
Definitions are set forth and the procedure is described which must be followed on subsurface investigations for highways and structures. Pilot borings (cut sections, fill sections) and design borings are covered. A discussion of the specifications for subsurface explorations covers such aspects as scope, affidavit of non-collusion, certificate of authorization, laws to be observed, permits and licenses, insurance requirements, boring samples and reports, wage rates, lines and grades, duration of contract, and protection of property. Observations are also made on supervision and foreman qualification. General remarks are made on construction methods. Construction methods for payment items are detailed and covers drive sample borings, core preparatory borings, core borings, thin wall steel tube drive samples, undisturbed-sample preparatory borings, undisturbed samples, vane shear test preparatory borings, vane shear test, anger borings, anger boring samples, mobilization and dismantling. Compensation is also discussed.
Boston Society of Civil Engineers230 Boyston Street
Boston, MA USA 02116
- Mohr, H A
- Publication Date: 1964-10
- Features: Figures;
- Pagination: 25 p.
- TRT Terms: Augers; Boreholes; Boring; Construction management; Definitions; Employee compensation; Geological surveying; Laws; Personnel; Road construction; Salaries; Samples; Slopes; Specifications; Vane shear tests
- Uncontrolled Terms: Compensation; Grades
- Old TRIS Terms: Auger borings; Pilot hole; Subsurface explorations
- Subject Areas: Construction; Geotechnology; Highways; Law; Society;
- Accession Number: 00081220
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM