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culvert

A waterway for rainwater or other runoff;may be a ditch or a pipe.If ditches along the side of a road channel runoff,then property owners must install culverts under driveways in order to prevent the formation of dams. One must usually obtain highway or road department permission to install a culvert because the location will generally be in a road right-of-way.

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The Maryland Standard Plan employs wing walls at the inlet and outlet of the culvert and lines the wing walls and the inside walls of the culvert with riprap.
To prevent the forms from separating, causing a concrete blowout, the platoon sergeant ensured that the culvert teams did not rush building the formwork.
Careful planning is required to establish correct sizes, lengths, and end treatments of buried culverts to achieve the site's storm-water management objectives.
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In addition to leopard cats, Reeves's muntjacs, masked palm civets, and other animals, were spotted using the culvert to cross the road, said the Forestry Bureau.
Looking at the performance of different culvert designs during flood events provides insight.
They have also revealed that officers have previously witnessed people illegally accessing the culvert, which is in place to help river flow during periods of heavy rainfall.
To create a small waterfall, you can make your culvert's openings slightly higher than the ditch it will be flowing into.
Therefore, this study introduces the assembled culvert in the construction process of the Huixing expressway located in Guizhou province China.
Additionally, although GIS has been used to perform hydrologic analyses and certain hydraulic designs like stormwater systems [8-13], it has not been used to produce a culvert design completely within the platform.
Two people died after the culvert collapsed on Monday.
For the culvert removal ramming project in Smooth Rock Falls, it was LTL Directional Drilling taking the lead.