ACQUISITION AND USE OF GEOTECHNICAL INFORMATION

This report presents the results of a comprehensive review and assessment of the current practices of state highway and transportation agencies in the acquisition and use of geotechnical information in route selection, design, and construction of transportation facilities. Information is presented on such matters as planning, conducting, and presenting information from geotechnical investigations, the equipment, procedures, and selection of sampling locations for geotechnical investigations, and the structuring and positioning within the agency framework of the organization that must acquire and use geotechnical information.

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  • Publication Date: 1976

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 40 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00131009
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: HR20-5
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM