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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings, 76th AREA Technical Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 29-31, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60605
  • Authors:
    • Perdue, G W
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 556-572
  • Serial:
    • AREA BULLETIN
    • Volume: 78
    • Issue Number: 663
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163776
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM