Embankment Instrumentation Tunnel Performance

by Charles H. Dowding, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; MIT, Cambridge, MA,
T. William Lambe, (M.ASCE), Edmund K. Turner Prof. of Civ. Engrg., MIT, Cambridge, MA,
L. Anthony Wolfskill, (M.ASCE), Assoc.; Woodward-Krazynski and Assocs., Inc., Houston, TX,

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 5, Pg. 567-570

Document Type: Journal Paper


Some of the problems involving instrumentation of embankments built on soft soil can be minimized by housing instruments within a tunnel, as described in this note. The performance of the tunnel and its installation technique are presented.

Subject Headings: Instrumentation | Tunnels | Soft soils | Housing

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