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Assessment of Railway Tunneling by Cut and Cover Method - Case study of the St. George Church Tunnel in Addis Ababa

Mammo, Mumicha

The aim of this work is to assess the construction method and used in tunnel -1 construction site for given site soil condition. It is known that the cut and cover tunnel-1 alignment is under urban street and it needs a serious consideration to provided street for services after excavation; and also the construction method should have to secured the worker and society around the site construction during construction time. In addition, construction method should safe with respect to environmental &socio-economical of Ethiopian. Finally, the construction method of the tunnel-1constructed by cut and cover is tested and assessed by literatures analysis. The construction method will addressed per global class trend and which applicable for Ethiopia depend on site investigation data. Moreover, the studies permit assess and present the comparison of the nature, quality of construction method using to construct tunnul-1 around St. George Church site and the method should be used on such like site condition depend on site investigation data and socio-economic condition Ethiopia in case of Addis Ababa city around St. George church.

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