volume 10, issue 2, P161-179 1973
DOI: 10.1139/t73-017
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Abstract: Construction of Highway 417, located in the Ottawa Valley region of south-eastern Ontario, commenced in 1969. At one of the structure crossings along this highway, namely the Anderson Road site, a 180–196 ft (55–60 m) thick stratum of sensitive compressible marine clay exists. The approach embankments, at this site, induced a level of stress in excess of the preconsolidation pressure of the clay. It was decided to surcharge the approaches in order to accelerate the time–rate of consolidation of the foundation…

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