Tunnel Repairs Under Traffic and Community Impactsby Gilbert A. Bonforte, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade &, Douglas Inc, New York City, NY, USA,
George Keeber, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade &, Douglas Inc, New York City, NY, USA,
Abstract: Maintaining and rehabilitating the nations existing urban infrastructure is vital for the long term economic health of the cities in which the facilities are located. Successful rehabilitation of an existing facility is an urban environment requires that impacts on the adjacent community, environmental and safety issues be addressed in the preparation of the contract documents. This paper describes how these issues were addressed for the rehabilitation of the Queens Midtown Tunnel in New York City.
Subject Headings: Tunnels | Traffic analysis | Rehabilitation | Urban areas | Existing buildings | Environmental issues | Health care facilities | Economic factors | Infrastructure | North America | United States | New York | New York City
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