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13 December 2021

The failure of retaining walls

An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls

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1 April 2021

Düzce Zonguldak: a spectacular retaining wall failure on a highway in Turkey

Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey

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16 May 2019

A major, fatal retaining wall failure from Basaksehir in Istanbul, Turkey

On Tuesday 16th May 2019 a large retaining wall failed in the Basaksehir district of Istanbul in Turkey, killing a passing motorist.

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20 December 2018

Surabaya, Indonesia: an impressive retaining wall failure

On Tuesday an impressive, large retaining wall failure destroyed a section of a four lane highway in Surabaya, East Java in Indonesia

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2 July 2018

Guang’an: a dramatic retaining wall failure video

Yesterday a large retaining wall failed on a tall slope in Guang’an, Sichuan Province, China. This event was captured from a number of angles on video, now posted online

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5 November 2017

George Town: another serious landslide in Penang

Overnight, heavy rainfall has triggered a major rotational landslide at a newly-constructed engineered slope in George Town, Penang in Malaysia

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6 February 2017

Bova Marina – an interesting retaining wall failure video

On Saturday the landslide induced collapse of a large retaining wall at Bova Marina in Italy was captured on video and posted to Youtube

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