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Spur dikes (Pmhdhs)

Definition
Projecting dikes usually located on the upstream side of a bridge, projecting out from the approach roadway embankment, reducing erosion caused by water flowing along the upstream side of the embankment. Also referred to as Groins or Guide Banks. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Dikes (Pmhdh)