Design of Guideway Substructure Dada County METROMOVER

by Kyaw Myint, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade &, Douglas Inc, Miami, FL, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers: Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers


This paper describes the procedures and parameters used for the design of the guideway substructure for the Dade County METROMOVER system. The substructure for this work is defined to include all piles, footings, piers and pier caps. (i. e. , all structural elements below the bearing pad level. ) The various elements of tasks consist of establishing guideway alignment, location of piers, selection of pier types and design of foundations.

Subject Headings: Guideways | Substructures | Structural members | Subways | Foundation design | Pile foundations | Piers | Parameters (statistics)

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