SAUDI ARABIA-BAHRAIN CAUSEWAY
A brief description is given of the two countries (Saudi Arabia and Bahrain), and the feasibility study, design and construction are detailed of a 25 km long 4-lane causeway consisting of bridges and embankments, about 50 km of approach roads in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and a border station. The various chapters of this book describe the following: feasiblity study and design, philosophy of the alternative bridge design, management aspects, soil investigation and evaluation, structural design of the bridge, full-scale test of the halving joing, materials and durability, temporary sanddam with access road, prefabrication of bridges, offshore construction of bridges, design and construction of the embankments, quality control/quality assurance, survey systems, finishings, human resources, and homeland aspects.
Delft University of TechnologyFaculty of Civil Engineering, Stevin Laboratory, P.O. Box 5048
2600 GA Delft, Netherlands
- Publication Date: 0
- Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
- Pagination: 217 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridge design; Bridges; Causeways; Developing countries; Embankments; Feasibility analysis; Human resources management; Prefabricated structures; Quality assurance; Quality control; Soil tests; Structural design; Testing
- Uncontrolled Terms: Human resources; Site investigation
- Geographic Terms: Bahrain; Saudi Arabia
- Old TRIS Terms: Sand dams
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Bridges and other structures; Construction; Design; Highways; Materials; I24: Design of Bridges and Retaining Walls;
- Accession Number: 00453523
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 31 2000 12:00AM