What to Do about an Awakened Ancient Landslide: Solving a 75-Year-Old Problem along America’s First Super Highway

by Suresh Gutta, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Senior geotechnical engineer with American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc. in Canonsburg, PA,
Ala M. Hajdarwish, P.G., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Lead engineering geologist with American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc. in Canonsburg, PA,


Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2018, Vol. 22, Issue 5, Pg. 56-64


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: In school, we all learned that several factors can contribute to cause a mass of earth to landslide. But with more experience, it becomes clear that these factors must work together to mobilize a landslide. Encompassing these factors is the key to success in finding the ultimate treatment or solution.

Subject Headings: Landslides | Highways and roads | Education

 

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