Urban Tunnelling in Mixed soil conditions, A study of tunnelling works in Bangalore Metro Rail Project, India.
Available Online November 2016.
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- Mixed soil;Metro rail, tunnelling
- Carrying out civil works related to development of infrastructure towards Public Transport System is a challenging task in the present day urbanization condition. Such worksin City like Bangalore where there is acute shortage of space and Geology controls the progress of construction of metro rail corridor. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (BMRCL), takenresponsibility for implementing Bangalore Metro Rail Project and faced several difficulties in implementing First Phase of this project. One of such challenges was construction of Tunnels and Underground Stations. Tunnelling in mixed strata,below major roads and old buildings influenced the progress.,Tunnelling in ground filled with huge boulders and excavating very hard rock by controlled blasting for station excavation were some of such difficult works. Let us understand the challenges faced and solutions found for Tunneling and Station excavation.
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TY - CONF AU - Gudge Subrahmanya PY - 2016/11 DA - 2016/11 TI - Urban Tunnelling in Mixed soil conditions, A study of tunnelling works in Bangalore Metro Rail Project, India. BT - Recent Advances in Rock Engineering (RARE 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/rare-16.2016.65 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/rare-16.2016.65 ID - Subrahmanya2016/11 ER -