Retaining walls, Civil Engineering

Retaining Walls:

Needed to retain the fill portion, and generally constructed in dry stone masonry with pucca bunds (Figure).

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Figure: Typical Design for a Retaining Wall


(1) All dimensions are in mm.

(2) The gap in parapet may be reduced or closed entirely, at the discretion of engineer-in-charge. Suitable weep holes shall be provided if the parapet wall is built without gaps.

(3) Top surface of parapet shall be given a slope of 25 mm.

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