Session Start Date

5-6-1984

Abstract

Discussions of basic design philosophy and comparison of alternative contract bid options are presented. Also discussed are descriptions of field monitoring activities with respect to the construction methods, ground response, installation of materials and their performance. Finally, conclusions are reached relative to the NATM philosophy as applied to this project and its place as a design process within the context of United States underground construction practice.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

First Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

5-6-1984

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1984 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Pittsburgh's Mt. Lebanon Tunnels- Case History

Discussions of basic design philosophy and comparison of alternative contract bid options are presented. Also discussed are descriptions of field monitoring activities with respect to the construction methods, ground response, installation of materials and their performance. Finally, conclusions are reached relative to the NATM philosophy as applied to this project and its place as a design process within the context of United States underground construction practice.