Report No. : GEO Report No. 164

Report Title : Detailed Study of the 28 November 2002 Rockfall above Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang (2005), 42 p.

Author : Halcrow China Limited


This report presents the findings of a detailed study of a rockfall incident (GEO Incident No. 2002/11/0164) which occurred in the afternoon of 28 November 2002, from the hillside above a 36 m high cut slope at Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong. The rock block involved in the incident was about 0.2 m3 in volume. The rockfall resulted in minor injury to the driver in a vehicle parked at the slope toe. The incident also resulted in damage to two vehicles and the temporary closure of part of Yip Hing Street.

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