PROTECTION OF TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES AGAINST EARTHQUAKES

THIS EXAMINATION OF FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE EARTHQUAKE FIELD, SPECIFICALLY IN RELATION TO TRANSPORTATION, ASSESSES THE CRITERIA USED IN THE DESIGN OF TRANSPORTATION STURCTUES, EARTHQUAKE-RELATED PROGRAMS, AND COORDINATION BETWEEN FEDERAL AGENCIES. IT ALSO DISCUSSES EARTHQUAKE HISTORY IN THE UNITED STATES, EXISTING STANDARDS FOR EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, AND POSSIBLE MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING TRANSPORTATION STRUCTURES.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept NTSB-STS-72-1
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20594
  • Publication Date: 1972-2-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00209743
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1972 12:00AM