Breast walls, Civil Engineering

Breast Walls

Needed to buttress uphill slopes.

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Figure : Breast

Check Walls

Small retaining structures provided in series to arrest landslides.

Gabion Walls

Provided for retaining fill portion, and constructed with dry stones encased in wires mesh or geogrid cages.

Parapet Walls

Needed for protecting vehicles from falling into the valley.

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