Culverts

Some articles on culverts, culvert:

Accidents Due To Culvert Failures
... Culverts fail due to corrosion of the materials they are made from, or erosion of the soil around or under them ... Sudden road collapses are often at poorly designed culvert crossing sites ... Water passing through undersized culverts will scour away the surrounding soil over time ...
Culvert
... A culvert is a drain or pipe that allows water to flow under a road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction ... Culverts differ from bridges mainly in size and construction ... Culverts are generally smaller than bridges, ranging from 0.3-metre (1 ft) pipes to larger reinforced concrete structures ...
Sallins - 2009 Floods
... The flooding was believed to be the result of blocked drainage culverts in lands adjacent to the estate ... up to the flooding on 28 November 2009 meant that the blocked culverts underneath the Dublin-Cork train line and the Kerdiffstown Road caused the canal feeder to overflow and flood the adjacent Waterways ... When locals of Sallins cleared the blocked culverts, all the water cleared from the estate ...
Minimum Energy Loss Culverts
... rains during the wet season place a heavy demand on culverts ... little fall (or head loss) is permissible in the culverts ... design procedure of minimum energy loss culverts waterways which yield small afflux ...
Low Water Crossing - Construction
... A simple low-water crossing can be constructed with culverts ... Culverts (often concrete pipes) are used to carry the water in a stream keeping the crossing surface dry for most of the year ... flow over the top of the crossing, as the culverts are not large enough to carry these flood-type runoff events ...