Highway 1 Rat Creek Embankment Failure : 2021 Reconnaissance and Analysis.

Author
Embankments, Dams, and Slopes Technical Committee [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
  • Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2023.
  • ©2023.
Description
1 online resource (129 pages)

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Summary note
GSP 337 provides an overview of the reconnaissance and analysis done of the embankment failure caused by Rat Creek onto Highway 1 in Northern California.
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Contents
  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • List of Participants and Authors
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Chapter 1 : Executive Summary
  • Chapter 2 : Brief Description of the Performance of Highway 1 System during the January 27 to 28, 2021, Precipitation Event
  • 2.1   Highway 1 System Performance
  • 2.2   Highway 1 Failure at the Rat Creek Drainage Crossin
  • Chapter 3 : Geographic and Geologic Setting
  • 3.1   Rat Creek Geology
  • References
  • Chapter 4 : Brief Big Sur Highway 1 History
  • 4.1   Big Sur Highway 1 History as a System
  • 4.2   Rat Creek Section History and Performance
  • Chapter 5 : Data Collection Activities
  • 5.1   Prefailure Data and Geometries
  • 5.2   February 25, 2021, Site Activities
  • 5.2.1   Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging Acquisition
  • 5.2.2   Exposure Mapping and Sampling
  • 5.2.3   Radiocarbon Dating of Exposure Samples
  • 5.3   Satellite-based Assessments
  • Chapter 6 : 2020 Dolan Fire
  • Chapter 7 : Climate and Precipitation
  • 7.1   General Climate and Precipitation History of Big Sur, California
  • 7.2   January 26 to 28, 2021, Precipitation Event
  • Chapter 8 : Tree Debris Dam Formation and Breach
  • Chapter 9 : Debris Flow
  • 9.1  Photographic Record along the Debris Flow Path at Rat Creek
  • Chapter 10 : Upstream Collection Basin and Debris Volumes
  • 10.1   Size of Upstream Collection Basin
  • 10.2   Calculation of the Amount of Water Reaching Highway 1
  • Reference
  • Chapter 11 : Overtopping of Highway 1 and Embankment Erosion
  • Chapter 12 : 2021 Rat Creek Roadway Repair
  • Chapter 13 : Summary and Recommendations
  • Index.
Other title(s)
Highway 1 Rat Creek Embankment Failure
ISBN
  • 1-5231-5531-0
  • 0-7844-8457-0
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