July 13, 2013
Graphic courtesy ADOT
According to ADOT Engineer Steve Boschen, the recommendation is to move the road 60 feet, and take the rock from the cut and put it at the base of the hill to form a rock buttress to lock in the recent slide.
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Geotechnical investigation complete on landslide-damaged highway
Cutting back the mountain slope and constructing a gravity buttress wall is part of the proposed solution to repair US 89 near Page, which was damaged in a Feb. 20 landslide.