oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Slope failure retrofitted at Kaaimans Pass

Volume 16, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The Garden Route, one of the main tourist attractions and also a major national road on the south coast of South Africa, experienced abnormally high rainfall in August 2006. A major slip failure occurred in one of the road cuttings, which severely damaged the roadway. Measures were immediately taken to restore this vital link, culminating in the construction of a R17 million half-viaduct bridge structure

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