STABILITY OF CUTS IN OVERCONSOLIDATED CLAY ON THE DON VALLEY PARKWAY

THIS PAPER DESCRIBES THE INVESTIGATION OF A SLIDE WHICH OCCURRED IN A DEEP CUT SLOPE AT MINTON PLACE ON THE DON VALLEY PARKWAY, TORONTO, CANADA, AND THE REMEDIAL MEASURES THAT WERE APPLIED. THE CUT IS PREDOMINANTLY IN HEAVILY OVER-CONSOLIDATED CLAY AND THE SLIDE OCCURRED FOUR YEARS AFTER CONSTRUCTION. A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE SOIL CONDITIONS IS GIVEN, TOGETHER WITH THE RESULTS OF LABORATORY TEST AND AN EXAMINATION OF THE FAILURE ZONE DURING RECONSTRUCTION. INSTABILITY OCCURRED IN A FEW OTHER SLOPES IN SIMILAR SOIL CONDITIONS AND THESE ARE BRIEFLY DISCUSSED. /RRL/A/

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  • Accession Number: 00232181
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 19 1970 12:00AM