Preliminary design of an immersed tunnel in Izmir

  • Nisa Kartaltepe
  • Published 2013
Possibilities for building the Izmir Bay Immersed Tube Tunnel are analyzed in the paper. Study results show that the tunnel construction is feasible if a particular soil improvement is conducted properly. A minimum SPT-N value, compatible with concrete to be used in construction of the immersed tube, is defined so as to enable subsequent improvement of soil… CONTINUE READING