Report No. : Geoguide 7

Report Title : Guide to Soil Nail Design and Construction

Author : Geotechnical Engineering Office


This Geoguide presents a recommended standard of good practice for the design, construction, monitoring and maintenance of soil-nailed systems in Hong Kong. The Geoguide summarises the experience gained from the use of the soil nailing technique in Hong Kong and the findings of related technical development work. The recommended good practice set out in this Geoguide primarily covers the use of high yield deformed steel bars installed by the drill-and-grout method for reinforcing slopes, retaining walls and excavations.

Continuously Updated Version incorporating Amendments:

No. Item Issue Date
1 Guide to Soil Nail Design and Construction (2017 Version) (2.3MB) 18 September 2017

Original Version and Amendments:

No. Item Further Information
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