Report No. : GEO Report No. 268

Report Title : Review of the 27 May 2007 Boulder Fall Incident on the Sloping Ground above Retaining Wall No. 11SW-A/R677, Po Shan Road (2012), 76 p.

Author : Fugro Scott Wilson Joint Venture


This report presents the findings of a review of a boulder fall (Incident No. 2007/05/0016) that occurred on 27 May 2007 on the sloping ground above the crest of retaining wall No. 11SW-A/R677 situated at Po Shan Road, Mid-levels. The failure involved the detachment of a boulder with an estimated volume of about 0.4 m3 that came to rest on Po Shan Road. No casualties were reported as a result of the incident.

The key objectives of the review were to document the facts about the incident, the site history and pertinent observations. The scope of the review does not include any ground investigation. Recommendations for follow-up actions are reported separately.

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