Issue Date: January/February 2015


GEOSTRATA, 2015, January/February, 52-57 Scour occurs when flowing water removes erodible material such as sand and rock. For bridges over water, scour affects the stability of pier and abutment foundations and contributes to an estimated 60 percent of all U.S. bridge failures. When a bridge fails, it causes loss of property— sometimes loss of lives—and […]

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