Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

6-1-1993

Abstract

This paper updates a paper presented in 1987 at a meeting of the Texas section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The 15-foot high, Reinforced Earth® Wall was constructed in 1981 to remediate slope instability at a site underlain by clay/concrete rubble fill to a depth of approximately 24 feet below the top of the wall. Additional data are presented on vertical and horizontal movements measured along the middle portion of the 350-foot long wall which has exhibited the most movements.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Third Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

6-1-1993

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Reinforced Earth® Wall Supported by an Unstable Foundation

St. Louis, Missouri

This paper updates a paper presented in 1987 at a meeting of the Texas section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The 15-foot high, Reinforced Earth® Wall was constructed in 1981 to remediate slope instability at a site underlain by clay/concrete rubble fill to a depth of approximately 24 feet below the top of the wall. Additional data are presented on vertical and horizontal movements measured along the middle portion of the 350-foot long wall which has exhibited the most movements.