The Tunnel That Transformed Philadelphia
The 1985 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement is the Center City Commuter Rail Connection, a 1.7 mile tunnel connecting two former stub-end railroad stations in Philadelphia. The...

Underpinning with Chemical Grout
During construction of Pittsburgh's new subway, it became necessary to protect the foundations of six downtown buildings. A detailed study of building foundation support options...

A Unique Underpinning of Soil Solidification Utilizing Super-High Pressure Liquid Jet

Stadium Completed Night Before Game
Construction problems with a major addition to the Clemson Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C., halted construction for four months. In order to make up the time, the design firm had to...

New Foundation System for Granite Seawall

Timber Pile Study, Exisiting Structure

Remedial Underpinning of Steel Tank Foundation
An ammonia storage circular steel tank, resting on a flexible reinforced concrete raft supported by a group of driven cast-in-situ piles, suffered considerable foundation distress when...

Construction Productivity — How to Improve It
Construction productivity—in the design office, in the field, in public relations, in government regulations—was the subject of an ASCE Conference in suburban Chicago in August 1976. Some...

Surface Settlement Adjacent to Braced Open Cuts
A semigraphical procedure is developed to predict the settlement gradient of the surface adjacent to a braced open cut. A review of existing methods for defining the zone of influence...

Field Observation of Structures Damaged by Settlement

Underpinning of a Wind Tunnel
Modification of 19 ft pressure wind tunnel at Langley airfield so that it would operate under near vacuum conditions; necessary stiffening of steel tunnel shell doubled tunnel's...

American Standard Building Code Requirements for Excavations and Foundations
American Standard Building Code Requirements for Excavations and Foundations covers a broad range of relevant issues in building code requirements...

Underpinning Trinity Vestry Building for Subway Construction
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Underpinning Trinity Vestry Building for Subway Construction
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Underpinning the Cambridge Building, New York City
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Underpinning the Cambridge Building, New York City
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The Underpinning of Heavy Buildings
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The Underpinning of Heavy Buildings
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On the Mode of Underpinning Adopted for the Croton Lake Bridge, N.Y. C. & N. R. R., During the Repairs to the Masonry Piers
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Sub-Aqueous Underpinning
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