Honolulu's Street Relief

by Gregory L. Raines, P.E., Senior Project Engineer; Woodward-Clyde Consultants, 1615 Murray Canyon Rd., Ste. 1000, San Diego, CA 92108,
James K. Honke, P.E., (M.ASCE), Chief of the Engineering and Construction Division; Department of Wastewater Management, City and County of Honolulu, 650 South King St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96813,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1996, Vol. 66, Issue 9, Pg. 70-72

Document Type: Feature article


Engineers faced the daunting prospect of burying a new relief sewer under a busy Honolulu highway with trench-cut methods. The contractor suggested microtunneling, but the coral reef formations demanded an innovative approach for long-term support of the pipe.

Subject Headings: Streets | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States

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