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cut and fill

noun, Geology
a process of localized gradation whereby material eroded from one place is deposited a short distance away. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Bridge approaches will be constructed to final profile and may include both cut and fill retaining walls.
  • These walls can be used in both cut and fill applications.
  • cut and fill slopes are finished to the degree ordinarily obtained by a grader blade.
  • cut and fill tightly around penetrating elements and abutting construction.
  • By taking advantage of natural topographic features, cut and fill slopes can be greatly minimized.
  • cut and fill hinge points, topographic features, and structures can block the propagation path between a source and receiver.
  • If too much water permeates a terrace system's soils, sloughing could occur, potentially increasing cut and fill costs.

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