gravity wall

gravity wall

[′grav·əd·ē ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A retaining wall which is kept upright by the force of its own weight.

gravity wall

gravity wall
A massive concrete wall that resists overturning by virtue of its own weight.
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Embankment wall is designed as a new gravity wall tiles with natural stone in the length of 160 m and a length of about 9 m is designed only modification of the existing wall.
The size and connectors in the Mega-Tandem MRW system allow for a gravity wall height of up to 10 ft.
Through December 31, 2013, SoCalGas is offering the following rebates: a $200 rebate on central furnaces, a $50 rebate on qualifying gravity wall furnaces and rebates of up to $75 on qualifying storage water heaters and up to $200 on qualifying tankless water heaters.
Cantilever walls are made with steel-reinforced concrete and use less material than a gravity wall.
The soil pressures attempt to overturn the wall at the toe, but the gravity wall is designed to have a weight that is one half again heavier than the soil weight, enabling it to resist the natural soil pressures.
GeoStructural Analysis includes the following modules: Cantilever Wall, Gabion Wall, Gravity Wall, Masonry Wall, Prefab Wall, Nailed Slopes, Sheeting Design, Sheeting Check, Slope Stability, Spread Footing, Abutment, Earth Pressures, Micropile, Pile CPT, Piles, Rock Stability, Settlement, and DXF Export.
one story concession building, utilities, asphalt parking, concrete sidewalks, gravity wall and related site work.
The Scope of Work shall include, but not be limited to installation of prestressed concrete beams, cast in place approach slabs, deck and end bents, temporary sheet pile, embankment, retaining walls, rip rap, gravity wall, pedestrian bicycle railing, guardrail, sidewalk ramps, detectable warnings, completion of connection to 10 ft wide asphalt path, landscaping and performance turf.
August 11, 2015 ESTIMATE: $300,000 SCOPE: The project comprises furnishing all labor, materials and equipment for roadway-related improvements including pavement, maintenance of traffic, earthwork, utility relocations, gravity wall, sodding, grading of ditch banks, drainage, pedestrian and bicycle railings, pedestrian ramps, concrete driveways, concrete sidewalks, concrete curbs, signing and pavement markings, pedestrian signalization, with all associated work required for a complete project in accordance with the Contract Documents.
The pedestrian bridge construction scope will include installation of prestressed concrete beams, cast in place approach slabs, deck and end bents, temporary sheet pile, embankment, retaining walls, rip rap, gravity wall, pedestrian bicycle railing, guardrail, sidewalk ramps, detectable warnings, completion of connection to 10 ft wide asphalt path, landscaping and performance turf.
Construction includes clearing and grubbing, grading, concrete sidewalk with pavers, gravity wall, guardrail, a pedestrian bridge, concrete flumes, pedestrian railing, lighting conduit, pull boxes, and associated striping.
Invitation to Bid: Normandy boulevard gravity wall project pw 15-04