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Embankment

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Construction of an embankment dam

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Soundtrack A Room with a View (1985) - The Embankment

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Canal Embankment Safety Measures in Perinton

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Slope Vibratory Compactor, used in Railway Embankment

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Scraper and Grader - Embankment Construction

A road, railway line or canal is normally raised onto an embankment made of compacted soil to avoid a change in level required by the terrain, the alternatives being either to have an unacceptable change in level or detour to follow a contour. A cutting is used for the same purpose where the land is originally higher than required.
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