Gravity retaining wall

Gravity retaining wall

1. A retaining wall that relies on the weight of the masonry or concrete for its stability.
2. Retaining wall that relies on the weight of the masonry or concrete for its stability.
See also: Wall
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A gravity retaining wall depends largely on the weight of the structure to resist the overturning forces created by the soil pressures.
Factors Walk Retaining Wall is a gravity retaining wall.
Bids shall be submitted for furnishing, delivering and installing all materials, equipment and services, including labor, for the Work, which generally involves: General site improvements for the installation of two gravity retaining walls, two modular (segmental) block walls, concrete driveway repair & installation, and wall handrail along a section of East Normandy Boulevard Wall height will vary depending upon location but generally between 29 48 Miscellaneous site work.
They were early adopters of Superslab precast paving systems and Redi-Rock gravity retaining walls.