Report No. : Geoguide 4

Report Title : Guide to Cavern Engineering, Second Edition (2018), 262 p.

Author : Geotechnical Engineering Office


This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for the civil engineering aspects of rock cavern developments in Hong Kong. It also serves as a reference document for non-specialists involved in the planning and administration of cavern projects.

The contents of this Geoguide are derived from international and Hong Kong practice. Whilst the scope of this document is defined as the design and construction of rock caverns, much of the material presented here is also applicable to tunnelling.

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