INSTRUMENTATION REPORT FOR CHADD CREEK CULVERT

IN ORDER TO ACQUIRE A MORE RATIONAL CULVERT DESIGN FORMULA UNDER HIGH FILLS, THE CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS BRIDGE DEPARTMENT SET UP A RESEARCH PROGRAM TO GATHER FACTUAL EXPERIMENTAL DATA ON THE STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR OF CULVERTS BURIED UNDERNEATH HIGH EARTH FILLS AND THE STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOUR OF THE FILL INTERIOR ITSELF. THIS REPORT COVERS THE WORK PERFORMED BY THE MATERIALS AND RESEARCH DEPARTMENT IN INSTRUMENTING AND ACQUIRING THE TEST DATA FOR A 114-INCH DIAMETER STEEL STRUCTURAL PLATE TEST CULVERT INSTALLATION AT CHADD CREEK UNDER AN OVERFILL HEIGHT OF ABOUT 90 FEET. ANALYSIS OF THE TEST DATA WILL BE MADE BY THE BRIDGE DEPARTMENT. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-1/4/, ITEM D-4-20
  • Corporate Authors:

    California Department of Public Works

    1120 N Street
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95814
  • Authors:
    • Chow, W
    • Weber, W
  • Publication Date: 1967-3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203966
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1994 12:00AM