THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE PORT MANN BRIDGE. PART 2: CONSTRUCTION

This paper deals with the various phases of the construction of the foundations and describes, in varying detail, the work to be performed and the construction methods used. Well known types of construction are referred to briefly and the more uncommon are dealt with at length. Work described in detail includes (a) the preboring of holes up to 200 ft. deep in sensitive material, the placing and driving of piles in these holes and the grouting of the annular space between the driven pile and the sides of the hole; (b) the construction, bracing and dewatering of cofferdams; (c) underwater excavation and compaction by Vibroflotation; (d) underwater injection concrete work and (e) the manufacture, locating and sinking of brush mattresses for scour protection.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Engineering Institute of Canada

    700 EIC Building, 2050 Mansfield Street
    Montreal 110, PQ  Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Davie, W G
  • Publication Date: 1964-3

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  • Accession Number: 00084088
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM