Results are summarized of 100 test borings made in Section A017 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 at-grade and aerial structures and Shady Grove station plus several crossing structures. The report includes a continuous geological section along the center line of Metro outbound track, special cross-sections at station locations and the various crossing 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:
    • Prepared in cooperation with De Leuw, Cather and Co., Washington, D.C. Sponsored in part by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, D.C. See also rept. no. 7 dated 24 May 76, PB-253 316.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Utah State University, Logan

    Utah Water Research Laboratory
    Logan, UT  United States  84321

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    600 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Publication Date: 1977-8-15

Media Info

  • Pagination: 108 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175906
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MRWJ-77-153
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 2002 12:00AM