Earlier this month, there was a massive slope failure on the "Sea to Sky" highway in British Columbia. It is interesting to note that this same area had a large rockslide in 1965, and a photo of this failure is featured on the cover of the classic text, Rock Slope Engineering by Hoek and Bray. The media played up the aspect that this highway is one of the only ways to access the site of the 2010 Winter Olympic games hosted by Vancouver.
Earlier this summer, there were several large landslides in B.C. Canada, including some with fatalities. Around that time, the landslide video below was captured by some boaters. [Source: WTVR.com] Related
A section of Route 30 in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been destroyed by a landslide, and the road could remain closed for several months. An apartment building down-slope has also been destroyed, although all residents were […]