Results are summarized herein of 77 test borings made in Section A015 of Rockville Route of the Washington Metropolitan Area Metro System. The exploration was performed to investigate conditions along the running line of the rapid transit system, which includes grade and aerial structures and the Twinbrook and Rockville Stations. The report includes a continuous geological section along the centerline of Metro tracks, special cross sections at station locations and other structures and parking lots, logs of the test borings, results of laboratory tests on soil samples and comments on potential design and construction problems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-260 692. Sponsored in part by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, D.C. Prepared in cooperation with De Leuw, Cather and Co., Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Utah State University, Logan

    Utah Water Research Laboratory
    Logan, UT  United States  84321

    De Leuw, Cather and Company

    1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    600 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Publication Date: 1977-3-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 132 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00166275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MRWJ-77-151
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 2002 12:00AM