Backfill Guide

by R.B. Peck,
H.O. Ireland,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-10


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Field investigations have shown that improperly placed and compacted backfill is associated with pavement settlement and movement of retaining structures; Backfill Guide demonstrates importance of backfill, points out reasons for specified backfilling procedures, and shows various construction practices that should be avoided.



Subject Headings: Backfills | Retaining structures | Field tests | Compaction (material) | Construction management | Structural settlement | Pavements

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