Concrete Addition to Cellular Sheet Pile Shipway

by John W. Irvine,
Richard F. Gaston,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 2, Pg. 270-279

Document Type: Journal Paper


Construction of first nuclear powered aircraft carrier necessitated lengthening of submerged Shipway No. 11; additional length of 100 ft to existing cellular sheet piling structure was provided by sinking reinforced concrete trapezoidal shaped cofferdam with aid of open dredged wells.

Subject Headings: Lightweight concrete | Concrete piles | Sheet piles | Reinforced concrete | Concrete construction | Aircraft and spacecraft | Submerging | Existing buildings

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