Infrastructure cuttings - condition appraisal and remedial treatment (C591)

Cuttings perform an important function in the efficient operation of an infrastructure network, whether in railway, highway or waterway. It is essential that they are recognised accordingly within the asset management policy. This book presents vital information for infrastructure owners, designers, contractors and maintenance managers. It offers guidance on the management, condition appraisal and repair of infrastructure cuttings. This guide is based on a detailed review of published literature and infrastructure owner’s procedures, consultation with experts and practitioners within the field, and includes case studies demonstrating good practice. It addresses technical issues in design, repair and maintenance, and is published as an enabling document to promote the managerial and engineering requirements of infrastructure cuttings.

Keywords: ground engineering, ground investigation and characterisation, ground improvement, transport infrastructure.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-591-9

Author: J Perry, M Pedley, K Brady

Number of pages: 160 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: September 2003