Video: Caltrans geologist explains Devil’s Slide
Grant Wilcox, Senior Engineering Geologist on the Slide repair project, explains how how the Devil’s Slide geology works, why it is so unstable, how it was repaired in 1995, why Caltrans has temporarily suspended activity on the Slide, and why Caltrans can’t simply build a bridge over the damaged portion of the Slide.
This is the best explanation that we have seen of the geology and dynamics of the slide. If you want to understand what’s happening, you must watch this video.
Wilcox spoke Wednesday night at the Midcoast Community Council. The full meeting will be cablecast tonight on MCTV, but this is the part you must not miss.
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