THE FOUNDATION OF THE FAROE BRIDGES

FAROEBROERNES FUNDERING

The aim of the article is to describe the foundation of two Danish bridges for the Motor Road E4. The length is 1,6 and 1,7 km respectively, and the water depth varies from 3 to 28 m. The planning and the three main phases of the foundation work are described: bridge abutments founded on driven concrete piles, piles founded directly and piles founded on driven steel piles. The ground water lowering and the tests of the bearing capacity are also described. (TRRL)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Papers from NGM84, Nordic Geotechnical Congress, Linkoeping, Sweden, June 1-3, 1984.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Swedish Geotechnical Institute

    Fack
    S-581 01 Linkoping 1,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Jensen, A O
  • Publication Date: 1984

Language

  • Danish

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394279
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1985 12:00AM