THE BRUSSELS UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, CONSTRUCTION METHODS USED FOR ENGINEERING STRUCTURES

LE METRO DE BRUXELLES, PROCEDES D'EXECUTION DES OUVRAGES DE GENIE CIVIL

The advantage and disadvantages of the various construction methods used are discussed: metal sheet piles, lined excavation building pits, slurry trench walls, secant piles, shield, semi-elliptic shield, freezing of the ground, false deep wells, etc. A study was also made of the use of the space above the tunnel for a underground parking garage. This paper was presented at the 5th International Congress of Underground Techniques and Town Planning, Madrid, 5 - 11 October 1969. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Societe des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles

    15 Avenue de la Toison d'Or
    1050 Bruxelles,   Belgium 
  • Authors:
    • WOITCHIK, M
  • Publication Date: 1971-10

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 47 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096683
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Scientific & Tech Res Ctr of Cement Indus
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D Rpt.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM