USE OF THE SHIELD-DRIVING METHOD IN RECENTLY BUILT TRAFFIC TUNNELS.

SINCE THIS METHOD CAUSES LEAST DISTURBANCE TO THE SURFACE, IT IS USED TO CONSTRUCT NEW TRANSPORT TUNNELS UNDER DENSELY POPULATED URBAN AREAS FOR EXAMPLE IN HAMBURG. SHIELD DRIVING BY HAND AND PARTIALLY AND FULLY MECHANIZED OPERATION ARE DESCRIBED, AND REASONS GIVEN FOR GROUND SUBSIDENCE DURING DRIVING AND WHEN THE MACHINE IS STATIONARY. TABLES GIVING TECHNICAL DETAILS RELATING TO MANY TUNNEL STRUCTURES ARE INCLUDED. /FG/RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 45, No 6, PP 181-196, 44 REF
  • Authors:
    • Schenck, W
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00214918
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1994 12:00AM