Accession Number : AD0763051

Title :   Review of Soils Design Construction and Performance Observations Yazoo City Pumping Station.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Report Date : OCT 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : The study is of foundation and soil mechanics features of recently completed structures in the U.S. Army Engineer division, Lower Mississippi Valley, Corps of Engineers. The Yazoo City Pumping Station was designed by the Mississippi River Commission and built under the supervision of the U.S. Army Engineer District, Vicksburg, Mississippi. The foundation investigations and design of the dewatering system were made by the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. Construction was initiated in December 1954 and completed in June 1956. The report contains a review of the soils and foundation studies, a description of pertinent features of construction together with observations made during and after construction, and conclusions and recommendations.

Descriptors :   (*ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, *FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES)), PUMPS, BUILDINGS, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), MISSISSIPPI, SOIL MECHANICS

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE