Geotechnical Exploration and Site Preparation Techniques for Large Mall in Karst Terrainby G. T. Vandevelde, Law Engineering, Nashville, TN, USA,
N. G. Schmitt, Law Engineering, Nashville, TN, USA,
Abstract: A large commercial mall and secondary developments were planned for construction in a karst area near Clarksville, Tennessee. A geotechnical exploration was conducted to evaluate the occurence of sinkholes and to delineate the general subsurface conditions. This data was used to formulate recommendations for the support of structures and to develop options for surface run-off water disposal.
Subject Headings: Shopping centers | Terrain | Karst | Construction management | Sinkholes | Subsurface environment | Support structures | Information management | North America | Tennessee | United States
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