LUL - G054A
Civil Engineering - Earth Structures
|Publication Date:||1 December 2014|
The Scope of this Guidance Document covers all the Earth Structures assets owned by LU through the following life cycle stages:
a) Inception and design
b) Construction, installation, testing and commissioning
d) Analytical assessment
e) Condition assessment and certification
g) Strengthening and renewal
The purpose of this Guidance Document is to support LU Standard S1054 (Civil Engineering - Earth Structures) and give guidance on established good practice solutions that meet the requirements of that standard. Hereinafter in this Guidance Document any references to "the Standard" relate to that standard.
The Earth Structure assets comprise:
a) embankments of soil with slopes more than 1m high;
b) cutting slopes of soil and rock (chalk) more than 1m high.
LU guidance on established good practice solutions of a general nature applying to all civil engineering assets, including the Earth Structure assets, is provided in LU Guidance Document G050 (Civil Engineering - Common Requirements) that supports LU Standard S1050 (Civil Engineering - Common Requirements). Those documents should be consulted along with this Guidance Document.