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AGHP – Rockfall Barrier Post Base Support Design Workshop

July 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This half-day open forum developed by the AGHP Post Support System Committee will be held Monday morning immediately preceding the HGS conference. The course is designed to help attendees better understand the purpose, functions and design of Post Base Support systems in a rockfall barrier system.

The half day workshop will include:
• Purpose of Post Base Support
• Function of Post Base Support
• History and Evolution of Design
• Selected Case Examples and Performance
• Future Design Framework

This workshop is intended for consulting engineers, geologists, and construction contractors specializing in geotechnical and hydrological applications. This event is recommended to anyone with an undergraduate level of understanding of geology and/or geotechnical engineering and some experience with basic natural hazard mitigation concepts; or a Bachelor’s level education or higher in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, geology, or related fields.


July 11, 2016
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Cheyenne Mountain Resort
3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906 United States
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(719) 538-4000