Use of Shotcrete on Recent Tunnel Projects in the South and East, USA

by Richard W. Humphries, Golder Associates Inc, Atlanta, United States,
Mark R. Funkhouser, Golder Associates Inc, Atlanta, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Shotcrete for Underground Support VI


Shotcrete and rockbolts are now the primary method of ground support for the majority of rock tunnels in America. This paper describes the use of shotcrete and some of the shotcreting problems on 5 recent tunneling projects in the South and East U.S.A.

Subject Headings: Shotcrete | Tunnels | Rocks | Tunneling | Excavation | Bolts | Construction management | United States

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