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|Article Title||Du Toitskloof Tunnel : a geotechnical overview|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||R.L.*** Loudon, P.A.,* Mclea, R.K.** & Wigginton|
|Publication Date||Apr 1988|
|Pages||175 - 178|
|Keyword(s)||Du Toitskloof Tunnel, Geology, Investigation and Pilot tunnel|
A comprehensive geotechnical investigation including a pilot tunnel was carried out for the Du Toitskloof Tunnel. These investigations highlighted zones where special precautions had to be taken and significantly reduced the risk of unforeseen conditions, thus allowing more realistic tender prices for the various phases of the project.
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