The Construction of the Vienna Underground Railway and Measures taken to Protect St. Steven's Cathedral

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20358547
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical translation (National Research Council of Canada); no. TT-1900
ISSN0077-5606
Physical description20 p.
Subjecttunnelling; historic sites; subways (railways); construction technology; site historique; metropolitain; technologie de la construction
AbstractThis paper provides a valuable case record of the measures taken to protect an historic cathedral from damage due to construction of the Vienna underground railway. The report outlines the investigation of the sub-surface conditions and the structural character of the building as a basis for selecting the construction method. The execution of the project is described and its influence on the building was monitored throughout.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-420
NPARC number20358547
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Record created2012-07-20
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