Protocol for the testing of surficial erosion control materials

by J. J. Armstrong

Publisher: Research and Development Branch, Ontario Ministry of Transportation in Downsview, Ont

Written in English
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  • Road drainage,
  • Roads -- Embankments,
  • Soil conservation

Edition Notes

StatementJ.J. Armstrong.
ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Transportation. Research and Development Branch.
LC ClassificationsTE215 A746 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18456434M

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Any slope draining into the project crossing greater than 10 percent will have appropriate erosion control measures to.