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<p>This regulation establishes policy and requirements and provides guidance for drilling in dam and levee earth embankments and/or their earth and rock foundations. The primary purpose of this regulation is to prevent damage to embankments and their foundations ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: Regulation No. 1110-1-1807 31 December 2014
<p>Radon concentration, exhalation rate, radium activity and annual effective dose have been measured from baked and unbaked bricks and cement samples commonly used as construction material in the dwellings of Dera Ismail Khan City, Pakistan. CR-39 based NRPB ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: American Journal of Applied Sciences 11 (2): 240-247, 2014
 
<p>Quality embankment construction is required to maintain smooth-riding pavements and to provide slope stability. Proper selection of soil, adequate moisture control, and uniform compaction are required for a quality embankment. Problems resulting from poor ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: Iowa DUDAS Design Manual Chapter 6 - Geotechnical 6D - Embankment Construction
 
<p>This chapter addresses the design and construction of bridge approach embankments, earth embankments, and lightweight fills. Static loading as well as seismic loading conditions are covered, though for a more detailed assessment of seismic loading on embankment ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: NYSDOT Geotechnical DRAFT Page 12-5 of 12-118 DRAFT October 1, 2012
 
The purpose of this manual is to provide Geotechnical Engineers guidance to expected procedures when performing geotechnical investigations, analysis, and reporting for the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR). This manual is intended to provide general guidelines ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: NDOR, GEOTECHNICAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL, 2012
 
<p>The purpose of this manual is to provide New York State Department of Transportation Construction Inspectors with a uniform procedure for taking random samples of backfill material for mechanically stabilized earth systems. The procedure describes how to ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL CONTROL PROCEDURE GCP-20
This paper presents a deformation-based load bearing analysis procedure that utilizes the elastic limit stress, i.e. the compressive stress at 1 percent strain, to design expanded-polystyrene (EPS)-block geofoam for roadway embankments. The procedure consists ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Bearing Capacity of Road, Railways, and Airfields, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, June 29 – July 2, 2009, pp. 981-990.
 
This guidance is intended to provide assistance to project teams in the delivery of culvert or bridge replacement projects when using the SLOPES IV programmatic biological opinion permitting process. Interpretation of the BiOp terms and conditions and guidance ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: ODOT Geo-Environmental Section
 
The year 2006 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Eisenhower Interstate Highway System (hereafter referred to as the System). During the design and construction of the System, geotechnical engineers faced many challenges to construct a highway system that would ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CIRCULAR E-C116
 
<p>The specifications, plans, and standard sheets state the requirements of embankment construction in precise terms. This guide is intended to describe less technically and hopefully, more understandably; how to construct an embankment. The guide discusses:</p> <p><br ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-12 Revision #2