A wide variety of structural best management practices (BMPs) has been developed in the last few decades to
control erosion-related problems at construction sites. Even though many BMPs exist to control erosion and sediment
accumulation, there is very little research on their performance and this is even more pronounced when considering the
performance of the...
The Brazilian road network is constructed in a highly heterogeneous geological environment and some stretches
cross through discontinuous rock masses that have uncertain or even ignored geotechnical characteristics. Rock slopes are
potentially unstable surfaces and as such are susceptible to rockfalls that affect the highway’s user safety, transportation