A STUDY OF THE PROTECTION OF HIGHWAYS EMBANKMENTS

THE EROSION OF EMBANKMENTS PRODUCED BY RAIN AND THE METHOD OF PROTECTING THEM BY A PROCESS WHICH CAN AFFECT THE WORK DONE IN THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF HIGHWAYS ARE STUDIED. THE FOLLOWING FACTORS ARE STUDIED WITH REGARD TO THEIR INFLUENCE ON THE MOVEMENT OF WATER AS THE PRINCIPAL CAUSE OF EROSION: GRADIENT OF THE TERRAIN, PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF DITCHES FOR SURFACE DRAINAGE, EXTENT AND FORM OF THE WATERSHED, VEGETATION WHICH PROTECTS THE TERRAIN, AND PERMEABILITY OF THE TERRAIN. /LTE/LCPC/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • pp 1-11, 4 FIG
  • Corporate Authors:

    Proyectos /Cuba

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  • Publication Date: 1966

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00234485
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1970 12:00AM