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... 1 The nation's transportation system has tens of thousands of natural and constructed rock slopes adjacent to roadways. Over time, these rock slopes deteriorate because of weathering, freeze/thaw, and other natural processes.
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... 2 Estimating and Contracting Rock Slope Scaling Adjacent to Highways Design Efforts. Most designers employ combinations of, in decreasing frequency of use, visual roadside review, maintenance activity and observations, up-close observation (via climbing ropes and boom lifts)
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... Summary 3 scaling, such as measuring scaling completion and coverage, with two DOTs responding that they are planning to use the technologies for pay-item measurement. Scaled Slope Performance.

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