Rockfall netting and dowels were installed at Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle in an effort to reduce risk to tourists, road and rail traffic from loose basalt rocks that form the foundation of this iconic landmark. More at New Civil Engineer (Photo from New Civil Engineer as well).
Large Boulder Causes Issues on SR 77 in Arizona
December 1, 2016 rockman Geologic Hazards Comments Off on Large Boulder Causes Issues on SR 77 in Arizona
Video: Rockslide on U.S. Highway 64 in Tennessee
Amazing video of a rockslide as it happened yesterday along U.S. Highway 64 in the Ocoee River gorge in Tennessee. TDOT crews had almost finished removing rockslide debris from an event earlier in the day when a second slide occurred, blocking the road again. That looks like a pretty planar joint set dipping right into the roadway and everything was wet from the recent rains. Click through for the video.
Winners of the GE Awards revealed
June 17, 2013 rockman Miscellaneous Comments Off on Winners of the GE Awards revealed