FD2401 - Scoping study - The performance of rock structures placed directly on unprepared foundations in the coastal environment

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/04/2000
End date:30/06/2000
  • Land,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Engineering,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Coastal Defence
  • HR Wallingford Ltd
Summary Objective:
Undertake a scoping study into the viability of constructing rock coastal structures on unprepared foundations, including structure performance, constructability, maintenance requirements and environmental issues. Consider future research requirements.

Key Customer Purpose:
Define practicalities involved in this type of construction.