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This case history describes the foundation design and construction for the New Mississippi River Bridge, presently under construction in St. Louis, Missouri. The 1,500 ft (457.2 m) main span of the cable-stayed bridge is supported by two delta tower pylons ...
Reference: DFI Journal, The journal of the deep foundation institute, Vol. 5, Dec. 2011
This paper presents the results of an elastoplastic finite element back analysis of an excavation made on a saturated soft organic clay deposit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The excavation was conducted as part of an urbanization program, in which artificial ...
Reference: "International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 11, No. 3, ASCE, June 1, 2011"
<p>Synthetic fiber reinforced concrete has been used in shotcrete for many years. This paper discusses select project case histories from around the world. The discussion focuses on why fibers are used and explains how there are many benefits, advantages, ...
Reference: Shotcrete for Underground Support XI
The design-build delivery system is being used to erect the landmark Christopher Bond Bridge as part of the kcICON project. The cable-stayed bridge is currently under construction and will span the Missouri River on I-29/35 in Kansas City, Missouri. The design-build ...
Reference: Deep Foundations Institute 34th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Conference Proceedings 2009
The location of a decline shaft portal can have far reaching implications if the geotechnical conditions are not suited for safe and cost effective excavation. Ideally the portal should be positioned in an area where the excavation requires minimal support ...
Filed under: Tunnel Engineering -  Shafts
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Geotechnical report is a tool used to communicate the site conditions, design and construction recommendations. The importance of adequate site investigation and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical report cannot be over emphasized. Reliability of the ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA
<p>The use of shotcrete in tunnelling in frozen ground will be presented for an actual<br />project. There are specific demands on the mixture of shotcrete and the construction because of the frozen ground. The basics for the design especially the safety concept ...
Reference: Shotcrete for Underground Support XI
<p>Landslides are one of the most damaging earthquake geohazard phenomena that have created considerable socio-economic losses in the past. Therefore, it is important to find out where and in what shaking conditions landslide can occur. This paper assesses ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
This study consists of two case studies of landslides in natural slope: Lei Pue Street landslide, Hong Kong and Barabensi Landslide, Nepal. The first landslide transformed into a debris flow while the second one did not. Several numerical models (Slope/W, ...
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil
A case history of repeated dynamic and static loading tests in Alberta on two pipe piles during dissipation of driving-induced pore pressures is presented together with three reanalyzed published case histories involving similar records.
Reference: "From research to practice in geotechnical Engineering", The Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Edited by J.E. Lair, D.K., Crapps, and M.H. Hussein. ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, GSP 180"