counterfort wall

counterfort wall

[′kau̇nt·ər‚fȯrt ‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A type of retaining wall that resembles a cantilever wall but has braces at the back; the toe slab is a cantilever and the main steel is placed horizontally.

counterfort wall

A cantilever wall that is reinforced with counterforts or buttresses.
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Tenders are invited for Construction of RCC Counterfort Wall on left approach of 4th Tawi Bridge Jammu Length 95 Mtrs
Concrete block retaining wall technology in the decade following World War II limited non-reinforced vertical face gravity walls and steel reinforced cantilever, buttressed, or counterfort walls to an 8- to 10-ft height.