Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Date

02 Jun 1993, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Abstract

Two soil stabilization treatments were performed on highly expansive clay in Fort Sam Houston San Antonio, TX, to reduce the potential for swell. Lime slurry pressure injection is considered primarily a preswell treatment with some clay alteration. Chemical injection using a proprietary potassium based chemical is considered to alter the clay. Both treatments effectively reduced the potential for swell.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

3rd Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

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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Chemical and Lime Stabilization of Expansive Clay

St. Louis, Missouri

Two soil stabilization treatments were performed on highly expansive clay in Fort Sam Houston San Antonio, TX, to reduce the potential for swell. Lime slurry pressure injection is considered primarily a preswell treatment with some clay alteration. Chemical injection using a proprietary potassium based chemical is considered to alter the clay. Both treatments effectively reduced the potential for swell.