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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Roads -- Foundations.,
  • Bridges -- Foundations and piers.,
  • Retaining walls.,
  • Culverts.,
  • Roads -- Safety measures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHarvey E. Wahls ; research sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration.
SeriesSynthesis of highway practice / National Cooperative Highway Research Program,, 107, Synthesis of highway practice ;, 107.
ContributionsAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials., United States. Federal Highway Administration., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTE210 .W28 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2869960M
ISBN 100309035686
LC Control Number84050344

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Get this from a library! Shallow foundations for highway structures. [Harvey E Wahls; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.] -- This report, which encourages consideration and greater utilization of shallow foundations for highway structures, . Get this from a library! LRFD design and construction of shallow foundations for highway bridge structures. [Samuel G Paikowsky; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; National Cooperative Highway Research Program.; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.; United States.   This document is the sixth in a series of Geotechnical Engineering Circulars (GEC) developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This Circular focuses on the design, procurement and construction of shallow foundations for highway structures. The intended users are practicing geotechnical, foundation and structural engineers involved with the design and .   Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 6: Shallow Foundations Paperback – June 6, by Federal Highway Administration (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Author: Federal Highway Administration.