Improving Stone Placement Specifications

by David D. Sanders, W.F. Baird & Associates, Ltd, Madison, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Durability of Stone for Rubble Mound Breakwaters


Thorough preparation of stone placement specifications can go a long way toward keeping projects on track. But developing well-prepared placement specifications is not easy. It requires an understanding of the importance of placement specifications in the project process, an awareness of common placement specification pitfalls, and a concentrated effort to improve the way these specifications are written. The paper addresses these issues.

Subject Headings: Rocks | Construction management | Project management | Breakwaters | Coastal protection structures | Construction industry | Industrial facilities | Construction engineering

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