DESIGN VARIABLES FOR CUT SLOPES

TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SIX CUT SLOPES IN VARIOUS MATERIALS THROUGHOUT THE STATE WERE INSPECTED AS PART OF THIS PROJECT. DATA ON THE LOCATION, ORIENTATION, CUT SLOPE DESIGN, CLIMATE, GEOLOGY AND PERFORMANCE ARE TABULATED, COMPARED AND DISCUSSED. THE PURPOSE OF THESE COMPARISONS IS TO DIRECT FUTURE RESEARCH INTO THE MOST PROMISING AVENUES OF INVESTIGATION. VARIOUS POTENTIALLY USEFUL RESULTS ARE PRESENT. CRITERIA FOR DESIGNING CUT SLOPES IN DISINTEGRATED GRANITIC MATERIALS ARE PRESENTED. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    California Department of Transportation

    Transportation Laboratory
    5900 Folsom Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95819
  • Authors:
    • Mearns, R W
    • Hoover, T P
    • McCauley, M L
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203192
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: California Department of Transportation
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1974 12:00AM