crib wall

crib wall

A framework of wood, concrete, or metal members used as a retaining structure; see cribbing, 2.
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Installation of stone masonry crib walls, slope protection, and metal guardrails are also being implemented to complete the road work.
Topics include field surveying, septic tanks, soil erosion, grading specifications, stability of cut and embankments, concrete block, and crib walls. An appendix provides 102 detailed drawings of retaining walls.
After considering stone boulders, cast-in-place concrete, and timber crib walls, the Keystone Retaining Wall System of concrete structural units, reinforced fiberglass pins and soil reinforcing geogrids, proved the best structural and cost effective solution.
Elsewhere, the Corn Crib crafts shop was designed like a corn crib, complete with real corn in its crib walls. The Essenhaus Country Inn creates a homey image with white picket fences, porches and an atrium resembling a living room.