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Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur cracked beyond repair by rains, must be replaced.Feb 25, 2017<p>A Big Sur bridge on Highway 1 is the latest victim of this season's brutal rainy season. </p><p>The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge has multiple cracks in one of its support columns and and has been closed to traffic since Feb. 15. Caltrans announced after a bridge ...
Vinci JV lands €926m Paris metro contractFeb 24, 2017<p>A joint venture led by Vinci Construction has won a €926m (£782m) tunnelling contract on Line 15 South of the future Grand Paris Express transport network in France.</p> <p>Vinci and Spie Batignolles will build an 8.2km tunnel between Fort d’Issy-Vanves-Clamart ...
Qatar-Turkey joint venture chosen as main contractor for 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiumFeb 24, 2017<p>The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the stadiums and infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™, has announced the Main Contractor (MC) for the stadium being built in Doha’s ...
WTC 2017Feb 24, 2017<p>The Norwegian Tunnelling Society (NFF) welcomes you to the World Tunnelling Congress and the ITA – AITES General Assembly in Bergen, Norway.<br />Already now you should add this important event to your calendar from June 9th to June 15th 2017.</p ...
Construction of new Semanggi overpass to take only a monthFeb 23, 2017<p>The planned additional overpass on the side of Jl. Gatot Subroto, as a part of the development of the Semanggi traffic cloverleaf in Central Jakarta, is set to be finished within a month, a contractor has said.<br><br>"The overpass to the Jakarta police ...
South India’s 1st double tunnel road meets a milestoneFeb 21, 2017<p>The six-lane road from Vadakkancherry to Mannuthi is ready with the first edition of its double tunnel stretch at Kuthiran. The tunnel on the left side which will be carrying vehicles coming from Palakkad to Thrissur has finally been connected from both ...
Balfour Beatty quits Middle EastFeb 21, 2017<p>Balfour Beatty is leaving the Middle East and selling up to its joint venture partner.</p> <p>Balfour Beatty has agreed a deal to sell its half of loss-making Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf to Dubai Transport Company (Dutco) for £11m cash.</p> <p>As ...
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Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Proposal for estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewall in rock cuts A common design issue many Geotechnical Engineers have come across in their career is the estimation of earth pressures on a Cut and Cover (C&C) sidewall located close to a rock cut. Usually, a C&C structure is designed and constructed close to … Continue reading Estimated Earth Pressures on Cut and Cover Sidewalls
Oct 06, 2016
Geotechpedia Online Survey Questionnaire Results
“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway First of all we would like to thank you all for participating in our online survey (16 June – 17 July 2016) regarding Geotechpedia’s future. As we truly value your opinion we made the first step … Continue reading Geotechpedia Online Survey Questionnaire Results
Aug 29, 2016