GABIONS IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

This paper presents a short history of the use of gabions, especially in the State of Washington. Typical uses of gabions include stream control, retaining wall, and rockfall protection. Examples of each of these uses are given. Also presented is the development of Washington specifications for gabion use, and possible future modifications are discussed. Planned gabion use on I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass is discussed.

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  • Accession Number: 00080985
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM