Deformation failure and support methods of roadways have always been critical issues in mining production and safety, especially for roadways buried in complex engineering geological conditions. To resolve these support issues of kilometer-depth roadways under high ground stress and broken rock mass, a case study on the roadways in the No. 2 mining area of Jinchuan Mine, China, is presented in this paper. Based on a detailed field survey, the deformation characteristics of the roadways and failure modes of supporting structures were investigated. It was found that the horizontal deformations were serious, and the primary support was not able to control the surrounding rock well. Additionally, a broken rock zone test was carried out, which indicated that a zonal disintegration phenomenon occurred around the roadways and the maximum depth of the fractured zone was more than 4.8 m. In order to effectively limit the deformation in the roadways, a new support scheme called the “multistage anchorage + concrete-filled steel tube” was put forward. To further assess the support behavior of the new method, we selected a test roadway in the research area, and numerical simulations and in-situ monitoring were conducted. The findings suggest that the roadway’s serious deformation under high ground stress and broken rock mass could be successfully controlled by the new control method, which can provide a reference for other engineering solutions under similar geological conditions.
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