Articles | Volume 15, issue 9
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2079–2090, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-2079-2015
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2079–2090, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-2079-2015

Research article 18 Sep 2015

Research article | 18 Sep 2015

Soil geohazard mapping for improved asset management of UK local roads

O. G. Pritchard et al.

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The work presented represents a quantitative assessment of the impact of clay-related subsidence on the local road network of Lincolnshire, UK. It provides a methodology into how Lincolnshire County Council have used soil-related geohazard maps as a soil-informed maintenance strategy for maintaining their highway network. The research presented represents a component within the current UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC) http://www.itrc.org.uk/.
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