PROCEEDINGS, SECOND INTERAGENCY SYMPOSIUM ON STABILIZATION OF SOILS AND OTHER MATERIALS, NOVEMBER 2-5, 1992, METAIRIE, LOUISIANA

The symposium objectives were as follows: Provide a forum for the exchange of soil stabilization technology among Federal, State, and local agencies, academia, and the private sector; Explore the various areas of application; Identify the stabilizers being used; Discuss various construction methods and procedures; Identify the laboratory and field tests used for design, quality control, and quality assurance; and Identify problem areas and research needs, many of which are common to the various applications. The proceedings contain the symposium agenda and papers presented at the eight technical sessions. Technical Session 1 addressed the topic of soil stabilization with regard to pavements and horizontal construction. Technical Session 2 was devoted to in situ stabilization. Technical Sessions 3 and 4 covered geosynthetics/soil reinforcement systems and erosion control, respectively. Dams and water conveyance systems were the topic of Technical Session 5. The subjects of Technical Sessions 6 and 7 were, respectively, waste management and waste by-product stabilization/utilization. The final session, Technical Session 8, examined soil stabilization with contaminated soils.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The symposium was sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the Soil Conservation Service, the Federal Highway Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Reclamation

    Denver Federal Center
    Denver, CO  United States  80225
  • Publication Date: 1992

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 403 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00629128
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 24 1993 12:00AM