CONSTRUCTION OF SHIN-KANMON TUNNEL - EXCAVATION OF GREAT FAULTY ZONE UNDERSEA

A detailed description of the construction of this railway tunnel is given. The article includes sections covering the following topics: cross-section of the tunnel; type of support; the route; summary of works; works of undersea section (construction method for undersea section, excavation of inclined shaft, long horizontal boring and pilot tunnel, geology of undersea zone, works in fractured rock layers in pilot tunnel, design and execution of works of main tunnel); execution of works of land zone with inferior rock (weak rock containing spring-water, zone having thin earth covering beneath urban area); and shotcrete methods and rock bolting methods. /TRRL/

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    Japan Society of Civil Engineers

    1-chome, Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan  160-0004
  • Authors:
    • Saita, T
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 43-65
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00134308
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1976 12:00AM