Soil-bioengineering for slope stabilization in Ohio

Tien H. Wu, Brian R. Trenner, Patrick J. Fox, Christopher M. Kokesh, Kirk Beach, David H. Barker

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of live poles for the stabilization of shallow slope failures in clay-silt soils. Design and construction techniques are summarized. Long-term monitoring of the slope performance is currently in progress. Measured performance data includes displacement, pore pressure and suction, moisture content, survival of willow poles, and lateral resistance provided by the poles. Preliminary results and potential benefits and problems are presented. Copyright ASCE 2008.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of session of GeoCongress 2008 - GeoCongress 2008
Subtitle of host publicationGeosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, GSP 178
Pages883-890
Number of pages8
Edition178
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
EventGeoCongress 2008: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation - New Orleans, LA, United States
Duration: Mar 9 2008Mar 12 2008

Publication series

NameGeotechnical Special Publication
Number178
ISSN (Print)0895-0563

Other

OtherGeoCongress 2008: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation
CountryUnited States
CityNew Orleans, LA
Period3/9/083/12/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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    Wu, T. H., Trenner, B. R., Fox, P. J., Kokesh, C. M., Beach, K., & Barker, D. H. (2008). Soil-bioengineering for slope stabilization in Ohio. In Proceedings of session of GeoCongress 2008 - GeoCongress 2008: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, GSP 178 (178 ed., pp. 883-890). (Geotechnical Special Publication; No. 178). https://doi.org/10.1061/40971(310)110