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North American Tunneling 2000 : underground construction: "the revolution continues" : proceedings of the North American Tunneling 2000, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 6-11, June 2000 /
edited by Levent Ozdemir.
imprint
Rotterdam, Netherlands ; Brookfield, VT, USA : A.A. Balkema, c2000.
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ix, 676 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
ISBN
9058091627
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Rotterdam, Netherlands ; Brookfield, VT, USA : A.A. Balkema, c2000.
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9058091627
general note
Conference theme: Underground construction: "the revolution continues".
catalogue key
4069264
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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This publication includes the papers of the North American Tunneling 2000 conference sponsored by the American Underground-Construction Association. Topics cover: management; contractual practices and risk; and advances in underground infrastructure, tunneling and underground construction work.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. IX
Management, contractual practices, risk
Contractual practices on the Downriver Regional Storage and Transport System for Wayne County, Michiganp. 3
Design and management for underground uncertainty on the Central Artery/Tunnel Projectp. 13
Geotechnical report preparationp. 23
A discussion on alternative procurement methods in the construction industryp. 33
Ensuring your contractor is qualified. Part 1. The what question: establishing qualification criteriap. 39
Ensuring your contractor is qualified. Part 2. The time question: when to determine qualificationsp. 49
Decision making under uncertainty by the ownerp. 53
Design/build for underground constructionp. 69
Recent developments in the use of Geotechnical Baseline Reportsp. 79
Manage your claims before they manage youp. 85
Risk management and disputes avoidance in underground construction - are owners satisfied? A view from the trenchesp. 89
Risk allocation for subsurface conditions: design-build projectsp. 97
Contractor Outreach and Pre-Qualification Programp. 125
Dispute avoidance and resolution in underground construction: Partnering and duties of good faithp. 129
Dynamic scheduling: "Rules of engagement" to facilitate timely decision-making and successful project completionp. 139
Risk management approach for the Tanner Creek Stream Diversion Project, Phase 2, Portland, Oregonp. 149
Tying it together - policy, management, contracting and risk - an overviewp. 159
Construction in an urban environment - the Brooklyn Tunnelp. 169
Public relations and underground constructionp. 179
Renewing our industry
The underground city of Montreal: A conception of the city, always considered as futurist ... since 1962p. 187
Boston transportation corridors undergroundp. 195
Underground space utilization for a neutrino experimentp. 205
Monitoring of TBM-induced ground vibrationsp. 215
Benefits of underground construction on two sewer projectsp. 225
Quartier international de Montreal: The new international district of Montreal The developer point of viewp. 237
Large station design for Tren Urbano's Minillas Extensionp. 239
Trevi park, an elegant underground solution to urban parkingp. 249
Fire and life safety in road tunnels for 2000 and beyondp. 255
An organized, sustained level of public participation through environmental review, design and construction of MWRA's MetroWest Water Supply Tunnel Projectp. 261
Twenty-first century project delivery systemsp. 271
Boston's North Station transportation improvement projectp. 279
Underground design-build contract delivery: the designer's perspectivep. 287
Use of contract unit prices for fair and reasonable payment of changes in baseline quantities for tunnel constructionp. 299
Future air rights development above cut-and-cover tunnelsp. 303
Advances in underground construction technology
Difficulties with operation of slurry tunnel boring machinesp. 317
Polymer and bentonite slurry on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project: Lessons learnedp. 327
Design of large thrust pit for jacked box tunnelsp. 333
Large scale data acquisition and management: MetroWest Water Supply Tunnel projectp. 343
Investigations for tunnel rehabilitation projectsp. 353
Intake tunnel construction at Lake Meadp. 359
Blind drilling well shafts for Lake Mead Intake 2p. 365
Advances in tunnel monitoring equipmentp. 375
Ground freezing for tunnel face stabilizationp. 383
Shaft construction in frozen groundp. 393
Analysis of low frequency vibrations from an underground light rail transit systemp. 403
Design of water supply tunnelsp. 411
The use of borehole Ground Penetrating Radar in determining the risk associated with boulder occurrencep. 427
Three pillars for an effective waterproofing systemp. 437
Frozen ground for building support - implementation of innovative engineering concepts for tunneling at Russia Wharfp. 447
Design and construction components of tunnel rehabilitationp. 457
Instrumentation controls for chemical grouting during tunneling operations, Boston, Massachusettsp. 465
Urban tunneling through variable geologic conditions - A case study of the Pipeline 3 Relocation Project at State Routes 125/94, San Diego, Californiap. 475
Redline underpinning - lessons learnedp. 485
Prediction of final displacement of tunnel section during excavationp. 497
Ground characterization for the Bradshaw Interceptor Section 5A tunnelp. 505
Supporting historic buildings while tunneling belowp. 515
Advanced technology of soil conditioning in EPB shield tunnellingp. 525
Effects of foam soil conditioning on EPBM performancep. 543
Waterproofing of underground constructionsp. 553
Earth pressures on deep shaftsp. 563
The effects of hydrogen sulfide during underground constructionp. 573
The long arch - construction of large underground openingsp. 581
The control of groundwater in underground structuresp. 589
Significant advances in flooded pipeline and tunnel inspections by remotely operated vehicle (ROV)p. 599
North Dorchester and Reserved Channel CSO tunnels - Boston, Massachusettsp. 607
Hollywood water quality improvement project constructionp. 619
Box jacking in Bostonp. 631
Models for predicting surface settlements due to soft ground tunnelingp. 645
SuperJet grouting for tunneling applicationsp. 653
Innovative database management system key to successful geotechnical exploration programp. 663
Author Indexp. 673
Index of Keywordsp. 675
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