NEW CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES FOR AIRPORTS

This paper discusses some of the new techniques and equipment used to construct the mammoth Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. As a background to this discussion, the author gives some of the advantages and disadvantages in using new equipment. To give an indication of the magnitude of the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport project, the author relates some of the quantities of materials used on the project. He goes on to mention some of the problems in meeting the contract specifications and tells how they were resolved.

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    • Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Presented at the 6th Summer Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in cooperation with the Washington Department of Highways, August 6-8, 1973, Olympia, Washington.
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    • Cloud, B B
    • Cloud, Bruce B
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Accession Number: 00080981
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM