Deas Island Tunnel

by P. Hall,
T. Brondum-Nielsen,
H.R. Kivisild,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-44

Document Type: Journal Paper


Tunnel in Vancouver, BC, has rectangular cross-section to be supported on sand fill jetted under tunnel elements to form uniform support; tunnel is built up of six elements each approximately 344 ft long, 76 ft wide, and 25 ft high; reinforced concrete elements, properly protected by waterproofing membrane which covers all surfaces, will provide four traffic lanes, each 12 ft wide with vertical clearance of 14 ft.

Subject Headings: Soil stabilization | Islands | Tunnels | Reinforced concrete | Cross sections | Fills | Membranes | Water transportation | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada

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