Lining of the Tecolote Tunnel

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Title: Lining of the Tecolote Tunnel

Author(s): E. R. Crocker

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 53

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 257-276

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 9/1/1956

Abstract:
Special problems encountered in excavating and concrete lining the Tecolote Tunnel near Santa Barbara, Calif., are described. The main problem was inflow of water up to 9000 gal. per min at temperatures which reached 117 F. Methods of overcoming problems, among the most difficult in Bureau of Reclamation construction undertakings, are described, and information on concrete materials, mixes, and placing procedures is presented.