Managing Risk of Slope Instability for Marlboro and Potomac Clays

Originally published in Maryland Building Industry Association’s (MBIA’s) Build Maryland, Sept/Oct 2016 magazine, GTA’s Andy McKeen, P.E., author, defines the parameters of a stable slope, provides insight on soil strength and its effect on stability, and presents general rules of thumb and guidance for limiting impacts of the Marlboro and Potomac formations on proposed slopes.

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