Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls KYSPR 12-443

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OBJECTIVES: This investigation aims to provide a full understanding of the practice of using Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls (MSEW) in Kentucky. The objectives of the study are as follows: 1. Review the current state of practice for use of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls by other highway agencies. 2. Review current applicable design guidelines for MSEW for Kentucky condition. 3. Develop design and usage guidelines for engineers, specification writers, construction inspectors and maintenance persOlUlel with the selection, design and construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls (MSEW) 4. Monitor the current long-term performance of existing structures.
Effective start/end date7/1/116/30/12


  • KY Transportation Cabinet


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