Garrison Dam Tunnel Test Section Investigation

by H.H. Burke,
K.S. Lane,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-50

Document Type: Journal Paper


Two papers describe 6-yr investigation of tunnel loading in large 36-ft diam tunnel test section at Garrison dam in North Dakota; application of results to 8 prototype tunnels, construction of tunnels through clay-shale, and observations on their initial performance.

Subject Headings: Dams | Tunnels | Load tests | Load factors | Soil tests | Infrastructure construction | Clays | North Dakota | United States

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