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Embankments (Pdxe)

Definition
Structures of soil, soil-aggregate, or broken rock between the embankment foundation (supporting ground) and the subgrade. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Cut slopes
Road embankments
Soil embankments
Broader Term
Embankments and retaining walls (Pdx)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Retaining walls (Pdxr)
Components of embankments and retaining walls (Pdxt)