The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 13

The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...No. 4. Borings are less costly, but pits are more satisfactory. The borings usually consist of vertical holes, about 4in. in diameter, in the ground, and from which portions of the materials passed through are brought up, but are, of course, unfortunately reduced to a powder or paste by the action of the boring tool, thus necessitating trial-shafts or pits for more complete information of the strata at important cuttings. 9. Designs and Estimutes.----The foregoing information having all been duly obtained and recorded, the engineer will now be in a position to design the proposed works with sufficient precision as will enable him to estimate the probable cost of same. The estimated cost of each part of the works may with advantage be entered upon a plan as suggested under heading No. 4. 10. Parliamentary Proceedings.----If the works are such as will necessitate the application for an Act of Parliament to empower their execution, a plan and section and book of reference to the plans must be prepared and copies deposited, as required by the standing orders of the Houses of Lords and Commons. ll. Improving Lines and Levels under Powers of Dei: iaiion.--The plans and sections prepared for obtaining the authority of Parliament are usually somewhat hastily made, and afterwards oftentimes require amending in respect to the precise lines and levels; therefore certain powers of deviation from the Parliamentary plan are taken to allord opportunity for such amendment as may afterwards he found necessary. The extent of these po vers of deviation is usually as follows: --Limits ofLaterul Deuiotion.--lu towns, 10 yards each side of centre line; in the country, 100 yards. This devia-tion is indicated on the Parliamentary plans by dotted lines. more

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  • Paperback | 914 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123697719X
  • 9781236977199