Results are summarized of 21 borings made along the running track of the Washington Metropolitan Area Metro system in Section A017 and the Shady Grove Yard of Section A016a generally following the line of the B and O Railroad from planned Rockville Station to Shady Grove Station in the community of Rockville, Maryland. The investigation was made as part of general plan studies in the northern portion of the Rockville Route. The report contains a continuous geological section along the centerline of outbound track, an additional section within Shady Grove Yard, logs of the group of supplementary borings, results of laboratory tests on soil samples obtained and conclusions regarding anticipated design and construction problems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with DeLeuw, Cather and Co., Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Meuser, Rutledge, Wentworth, & Johnston

    New York, NY  United States 

    Washington Metro Area Transit Commission

    Washington, DC  United States 

    De Leuw, Cather and Company

    L'Enfant Plaza North Building
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1974-12-23

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091065
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MRWJ-74-120
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM