DOES YOUR EMBANKMENT DIRT HAVE A SOILS PROBLEM?
The problems associated with subsurface embankment soils and the role these soils play in the overall stability of the railroad embankment are discussed. Various remedial steps which may be implemented to solve unstable embankment conditions are described. Graphical data is given on dewatering embankments and on repairing and stabilizing slides.
- Proceedings, 76th AREA Technical Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 29-31, 1977.
American Railway Engineering Association59 East Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL United States 60605
- Perdue, G W
- Publication Date: 1977-6
- Features: Appendices; Figures;
- Pagination: p. 556-572
- AREA BULLETIN
- Volume: 78
- Issue Number: 663
- Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association
- TRT Terms: Drainage; Embankments; Fabrics; Filter fabric; Groundwater; Retaining walls; Slope stability; Slopes; Soil mechanics; Soil stabilization; Soil water
- Uncontrolled Terms: Stabilization
- Old TRIS Terms: Embankment stabilization; Ground water conditions
- Subject Areas: Geotechnology; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00163776
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM