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GEO Report No. 122
Report No. : GEO Report No. 122

Report Title : Investigation of Some Selected Landslides in 1999 (Volume 3) (2001), 163 p.

Author : Fugro Maunsell Scott Wilson Joint Venture

Abstract

This GEO Report consists of two Landslide Study Reports on the investigation of selected slope failures that occurred in 1999. The investigations were carried out by Fugro Maunsell Scott Wilson Joint Venture (FMSW) for the Geotechnical Engineering Office as part of the 1999 Landslide Investigation Consultancy.

Section 1 of the report presents the findings of a detailed study of the landslide (GEO Incident No. MW 1999/8/36) that occurred on 24 August 1999 at slope No. 10NE-B/C254 above Tsing Yi Road at the southwestern corner of Tsing Yi Island. Debris from the landslide completely blocked the two-lane road at the toe of the slope, trapping a taxi and a lorry in the northbound carriageway, but there were no casualties.

Section 2 of the report presents the findings of a detailed study of the landslide (GEO Incident No. MW1999/8/107) that occurred on 24 August 1999 at slopes Nos. 9SW-D/C114 and 9SW-D/C115 located above Sham Wat Road, Lantau Island. The landslide blocked the single lane road that serves as the sole road access to Sham Wat Wan village. There were no casualties or damage to property as a result of the landslide.


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