A tieback wall was used to control an earth slide on KY 227 in Carroll County. Herein is contained a description of the wall construction and problems encountered during construction. Also included are descriptions of materials used and wall components.

The short-term wall performance indicates the tieback wall has controlled the earth slide and, to date, is a satisfactory solution. Long-term monitoring of the tieback wall will continue.

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