SUMMARY OF GEOLOGIC AND HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION PERTINENT TO TUNNELING IN SELECTED URBAN AREAS

A summary of the available geologic and hydrologic information pertinent to tunneling technology and underground construction for 34 U.S. urban areas is presented. Each summary includes a map showing the area of coverage, the geologic and ground water situation to a depth of 200 feet, special features related to tunneling, and a list of sources. Selected urban areas surveyed were: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Providence, Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Worth, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Paul, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia, Trenton, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, St. Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.

  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Geological Survey

    F Street Between 18th and 19th Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20244

    Office of the Secretary of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Cushing, E M
    • Barker, R M
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 375 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090564
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-AS-40047
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 29 1981 12:00AM