Tunneling is examined as an industry. The demand for its services, the makeup of the industry, some history and its problems and prospects, are analyzed. Industry participants are listed: owners, engineer firms, tunnel builders and specialized suppliers. How business is obtained, an estimate prepared, and a project conducted are described. Decision making and risk management with private, public and multi-industry tunnel building firms, is described and analyzed. Manpower, technology and research and development needs are reviewed. The report covers transport, water and sewer tunnels, with emphasis on rapid transit.

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    • Sponsored by and under contract to Department of Transportation
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cresheim Company, Incorporated

    1408 East Mermaid Lane
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19118
  • Authors:
    • Mayo, R S
    • Barrett, J E
    • Jenny, R J
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 282 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148143
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: OS652/R6507
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-76-29 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-1091
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM