Development and Prospect of Chinese Tunnel and Underground Engineering

Xin Cai


In recent years, with the rapid development of China's economy and the continuous expansion of the scale of urban construction, the urban population has grown rapidly, and the phenomenon of urban traffic congestion has become increasingly serious. The construction of urban rail transit is an important measure to alleviate urban traffic congestion. Highway tunnels and subways have the advantages of improving routes and shortening travel time in transportation and ultimately improving operational efficiency. Therefore, in recent years, China has increasingly invested in tunnels. Underground engineering has become an important symbol of a country's overall national strength, urban economic strength, people's living standards and modernization.


Underground Engineering; Open Cut Construction Method; Cover Excavation Construction Method; Shallow Buried Excavation Method

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