A Case Study of a Housing Development on Collapsible Alluvium

Robert W. Thompson, Sandra Houston

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Abstract

Serious foundation settlement issues occurred for houses constructed on a collapsible alluvial fan in western Colorado. Moisture changes in the soil at multiple residences were measured over a 15 year period. The paper presents data from these long term observations and comments regarding contribution of various sources of water to observed damage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-46
Number of pages9
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume2016-January
Issue number264 GSP
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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