This chapter, Chapter 7 of the "Guide to Earthwork Construction," outlines the general design concepts and construction considerations for conventional earth-retaining structures and abutments as well as those with reinforced or mechanically stabilized backfills. Because such structures are often critical features of the highway system, details of design and construction that, if overlooked, may compromise their safety or reduce their life expectancy deserve careful attention.

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    • Chou, NNS
    • Yeh, S-T
  • Publication Date: 1990

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  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM