3100-kN capacity DCP Rock Cable Anchors at Atal Tunnel, Rohtang

Introduction The Border Roads Organization (BRO) works for the development of road network infrastructure in India’s border areas. After the formation of BRO on 7 May 1960, the organization is responsible for protecting and developing the border roads in the north and northeastern regions. Atal (Rohtang) Tunnel is a highway tunnel constructed under the mentorship…

Slope Protection (Soil Nail / Self Drilling Anchor with Drapery System) at Kapkot Village, Bageshwar

Location: KapKot Village in Bageshwar, Uttarakhand Brief of the Problem: Destabilization of the slope material The geological profile of this region faces serious slope stability related problems that are mainly attributed to an active and diverse tectonic setting, high rates of weathering, excessive rainfall, erosion vulnerability, and steep slope cuttings. Kapkot Formation is dominantly represented…

Inverted Pendulum Drilling at Subansiri Lower Dam site

Location: Gerukamukh near North Lakhimpur, Assam             Brief of the Problem: Probable Instability of Gravity Dam due to High Water Pressure The Subansiri Lower Dam officially named Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project (SLHEP), is an under-construction gravity dam on the Subansiri River in NorthEastern India. It is located 2.3 km (1.4 mi) upstream of Gerukamukh village in…

Slope Protection – Anchored Wall for help to Protect Global Failure of Road, Sikkim

  Location: Madhya Bharath HEP, Sikkim What: Brief of the Problem: Global Instability of Road near Dam Area National Highway 31-A runs between Siliguri and Gangtok. Construction activities for the dam lead to settlement and global failure of road parallel to it. Activities for dam construction include blasting, excavation, submergence of the region; this is in…

Contiguous Anchored Pile Wall Project for Cyber-hub, Bengaluru

    What: Brief of the Problem: Global Instability Issue of Deep Excavation of 3 Stored Basement. Geology: – Peninsular gneiss covers a significant portion of the study area and is highly migmatitic in nature. Their composition varies from tonalite and trondhjemite to granodiorite and has fine to medium-grained texture. They are fine to medium-grained and…