oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Du Toitskloof - the main tunnel contract
|Article Title||Du Toitskloof - the main tunnel contract|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||L.** Tauschinger, L.* & R?hrig|
|Publication Date||Apr 1988|
|Pages||185 - 195|
|Keyword(s)||'Multiple face' excavation, Construction methods, Du Toitskloof Tunnel and Equipment|
The construction methods employed and the specialized equipment used on the project are descriptionbed. Details of the design aspects and the construction of the soft ground section to the, second tunnel are provided. An alternative technique was used: 'multiple face' excavation supported by vacuum drainage of the ground water table.
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