IMMERSED TUNNELS SOLVE DELTA CROSSING PROBLEMS

The advantages of immersed tunnels and their suitability for use in Holland are examined, as well as how they are designed and built, and floated to site and sunk. Two case studies, the Botlek road tunnel at Rotterdam and the Hemspoor rail tunnel near Amsterdam, illustrate the practical aspects of this "Meccano" style of tunnelling.

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    Morgan-Grampian Limited

    30 Calderwood Street
    London SE18 6QH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1979-1

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  • Accession Number: 00195145
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM