retsining wall - 456 Words
RETAINING WALLS AND REINFORCED SOIL SLOPES
Retaining walls and reinforced soil slopes are used in areas where free-standing (natural) earth
slopes are undesirable, usually because of space restrictions. These walls have, in the past,
normally been poured reinforced concrete (gravity or cantilever), timber, steel, or precast
concrete cribbing, stone-filled wire-basket gabions, timber or steel sheeting, or steel soldier pile
and lagging walls, all of which provide external support to...
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