volume 6, issue 4, P369-382 1969
DOI: 10.1139/t69-039
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Abstract: A long overpass structure with 32 piers between abutments was founded on strip footing and friction pile foundations in a deep marine clay subsoil of firm consistency. The piles were steel H-sections which were provided at the construction stage at 6 pier locations in lieu of footings because of unfavorable soil conditions exposed during excavation. A load test to failure on a single pile indicated the pile–soil adhesion to be considerably lower than the undrained shear strength of the clay.Post-construction …

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