Assessment and Damage Reduction Strategy of Acid Rock Drainage in Highway Construction Site: ○○ Highway Construction Site

고속도로 건설현장의 산성배수 발생개연성평가 및 피해저감대책: ○○고속도로건설현장

  • Received : 2013.08.02
  • Accepted : 2013.10.17
  • Published : 2013.10.28


Assessment and damage reduction strategy of acidic rock drainage were conducted in a section of ${\bigcirc}{\bigcirc}$ highway construction site. The geology of the studied section consists of Icheonri sandstone and intermediate to acidic volcanic rocks. Sulfides occur as a disseminated type in sandstone and volcanics which were altered by the hydrothermal solution of granite intrusion. Volcanics and sandstone with a high content of sulfide were classified as a potentially acid rock drainage(ARD) forming rock. The drainage originated from those rocks may acidify and contaminate the surrounding area during the highway construction. Therefore, the drainage should be treated before it is discharged. A slope landslide hazard due to the ARD was also expected and the coating technology was recommended for the reduction of ARD generation as a preemptive measure before reinforcement work for enhancing slope stability such as shotcrete and anchor. According to the ARD risk analysis, those rocks should not be used as cement aggregate, but only to be used as a bank fill material of a filling-up system that allows minimal contact with rainfall and groundwater.


highway construction;acid rock drainage;demage reduction strategy;coating technology


Supported by : 한국지질자원연구원


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