Results are presented of 75 test boring made to study Alternatives 'A', 'B' and 'C' from Columbia Heights Station location near the intersection of 14th Street and Columbia Road N.W., extending northeast 3.5 miles to the District boundary of the Washington Metropolitan Area Metro system. The purpose of the exploration was to provide information for general plans studies relating to these several alternatives, which chiefly involve mined earth tunnels. The report contains logs of the test borings, results of laboratory tests on undisturbed samples, a continuous geological section along the line of METRO trackage for the various alternatives and comments regarding anticipated design and construction problems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Revision of report dated 26 Jun 75. Prepared in cooperation with De Leuw, Cather and Co., Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mueser, Rutledge, Wentworth & Johnston

    New York, NY  United States 

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    950 l'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20006

    De Leuw, Cather and Company

    L'Enfant Plaza North Building
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1975-8-14

Media Info

  • Pagination: 145 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093082
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MRWJ-75-134
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1981 12:00AM