STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE ARCH CULVERT (PHASE 3-CEDAR CREEK)--SECTION II: GENERAL DISCUSSION OF MEASUREMENTS

A general description and analysis of data collected during tests of a 22-ft (6.7 m) arch culvert embedded under 191 ft (58 m) of embankment, with the without a low modulus (baled straw) inclusion, includes discussions of soil stresses, effective densities, arch footing displacments, and embankment settlements. Also included is a brief discussion of the results of loading tests on the temporary timber cross-bracing used to support the arch for live loadings applied by construction equipment under low fill heights. /FHWA/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report was performed in conjunction with the research project entitled "Arch Culvert Study" in cooperation with the DOT, Federal Highway Administration
  • Corporate Authors:

    California Department of Transportation

    Division of Structures and Engineering Services, 1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • Davis, R E
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 253 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182694
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 624120/624183
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-CA-ST4120-77-02Final Rpt., FCP 45I2-102
  • Contract Numbers: D-4-11
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 12 1978 12:00AM