Term of the Road Dictionary

cut-and-cover method

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Structures Tunnels
  • Definition : Underground construction involving open-cut excavation followed by covering over to original ground level with a slab or arch structure supported on side walls. Note: a temporary covering at ground level may be provided for the passage of traffic or environmental reasons.
  • Synonyms : cut-and-cover construction / cut-and-cover [method]

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