Guidelines for selection of site, Civil Engineering

Guidelines for Selection of Site:

The following are some of the guidelines for selecting the site of a bridge :

(a) A site which is on a straight reach of the river is preferred to a site on a bend of the river.

(b) The site should be sufficiently away from the confluence of tributories.

(c) A site with a stable and well-defined bank is preferred.

(d) A site which offers a square crossing should be preferred.

(e) A site with good foundation conditions (rocky bed) should be preferred.

(f) Avoid a site with geological faults.

(g) Select a site free from landslides, slips and subsidences.

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