PDH Online

Design and Construction of Tunnels

Credit: 39 PDH
Course Fee: $349.00
486 pages

Course Summary:

Road tunnels as defined by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Technical Committee for Tunnels (T-20), are enclosed roadways with vehicle access that is restricted to portals regardless of type of the structure or method of construction. The committee further defines road tunnels not to include enclosed roadway created by highway bridges, railroad bridges or other bridges. This definition applies to all types of tunnel structures and tunneling methods such as cut and-cover tunnels (Chapter 5), mined and bored tunnels in rock (Chapter 6), soft ground (Chapter 7), and difficult ground (Chapter 8), immersed tunnels (Chapter 11) and jacked box tunnels (Chapter 12).

Learning Objective:

The student will learn the detail work in order to construct and build a tunnel.

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Course Content

Course Author: USDOT

Course 1

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