Cutting Off Water in Queens

by Philip M. Rice, (M.ASCE), Sr. Professional Assoc.; Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., Portland, OR,
Richard F. Flanagan, (M.ASCE), Sr. Professional Assoc.; Parsons Brinckerhoff International, Singapore,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1997, Vol. 67, Issue 8, Pg. 47-49

Document Type: Feature article


New York's Transit Authority wanted to dig a new tunnel for a Queens subway connection, but first contractors had to wall-off the potentially contaminated groundwater nearby.

Subject Headings: Water management | Tunnels | Groundwater pollution | Walls | Subways | Contractors and subcontractors

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