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

Abstract:

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: Concrete piles | Sheet piles | Lightweight concrete | Reinforced concrete | Structure reinforcement | Existing buildings | Concrete construction | Aircraft and spacecraft | Submerging | Concrete structures

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