Stabilization of Frenchman River Using Steel Jacks

by Richard R. Frogge,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 3, Pg. 89-108

Document Type: Journal Paper


Several test sections were constructed to determine methods of controlling erosion along the Frenchman River in Nebraska, a stream subject to instability and presently aggravated by sustained flows for irrigation purposes. After 3 yr of observations, it was concluded that steel jacks provided a satisfactory bank stabilization structure in a variety of situations requiring protection.

Subject Headings: River bank stabilization | Steel | Steel structures | Erosion | Flow control | River flow | Irrigation | Structural stability | Nebraska | United States

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