Benching – Excavation or Cutting

Benching – Excavation or Cutting

9th February 2020 0 By Malay Sautya

Benching

The art of cutting side slopes in steps is called benching. When the embankment is constructed on hillside slopes, it is necessary to bench the surface of the hill slope to add stability to the slope.

Benching - Excavation or Cutting

These benches should have a gentle fall towards the hillsides. Thus benching reduces the probability of sides of slopes.

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