IMPLEMENTATION PACKAGE FOR SWELLING SOILS TREATMENT IN COLORADO

Results from this report indicate that minor subgrade treatment often is not sufficient to prevent post-construction swelling. Treatments vary in complexity and unit costs, however, the area, type of subgrade and its condition often dictate which treatment is preferred. Hopefully, this report will be useful as a guideline for soils engineers in the Colorado area as well as those where soil characteristics are similar to that found in Colorado. The information forming the basis for this "Implementation Package" is taken primarily from Colorado Report No. CDOH-P&R-R&SS-73-6 "Clifton Highline Canal Experimental Project I 70-1(14)" and No. CDOH-P&R-R&SS-73-7 "Seibert Experimental Project." These reports have been submitted to Colorado Division of the Federal Highway Administration. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Research Sponsored by Colorado State Department of Highways.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Colorado Department of Highways

    Planning and Research Division, 4201 East Arkansas Avenue
    Denver, CO  USA  80222
  • Authors:
    • Safford, M C
    • Egger, F W
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 29 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083592
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: 1481
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1975 12:00AM