Seismic Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls, Buried Structures, Slopes, and Embankments

The Final Report is organized into two volumes. Volume 1 is published as NCHRP Report 611: Seismic Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls, Buried Structures, Slopes, and Embankments. Volume 2, which presents the proposed specifications, commentaries, and example problems for the retaining walls, slopes and embankments, and buried structures, is available for download only.. The objective of NCHRP Project 12-70 was to remove the limitations of the current specifications through the development of analytical and design methods for the seismic design of retaining walls, buried structures, slopes, and embankments. The report fully documents the program used to develop the design procedures.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 12-70

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC    20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Beal, David

  • Performing Organizations:

    CH2M Hill, Incorporated

    8501 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300
    Chicago, IL  USA  60631-
  • Principal Investigators:

    Anderson, John

    Martin, Geoffrey

    Lam, Po

    Anderson, Donald

  • Start Date: 20040325
  • Actual Completion Date: 20080701
  • Source Data: RiP Project 8994

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01463120
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 12-70
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:17PM