CONSTRUCTING WASHINGTON, D.C.'S, METRO SUBWAY

This massive subway project with an eventual $3.9 billion price tag involves extensive tunneling and construction of stations under Washington, D.C., in difficult soil and rock conditions. Many different contractors are at work and there are diverse approaches to construction problems. Underpinning many of Washington's official buildings is a crucial aspect of the project. Nearly 1,000 civil engineers are on the job: Bechtel is overseeing the immense undertaking.

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  • Accession Number: 00072939
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ASCE Civil Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1981 12:00AM