wing wall

wing wall

A subordinate wall, one end of which is built against an abutment; usually acts as support for the abutment and as a retaining wall.
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Caption: Confronting long reach, the contractor devised an installation method for the precast wing wall (below): the crane would hold one side, the excavator the other.
Refurbishment of West burn pit at FSP Tender no: LT12115500 Description: The scope of work includes refurbishment of West burn pit at Fahahil Stripping Plant (FSP) within the Dukhan Fields; removal and disposal of existing RC fire wall, RC wing wall, RC slab and refractory bricks; supply and construction of RC fire wall, RC wing wall, RC slab and refractory bricks.
Updates include new paint, carpet, drapes and upholstery; wooden shutter-style window panels; new closet doors, modern lamps and decorative accents; a wooden-tile floor in each room's entry; sliding barn-style bathroom doors with opaque glass; new bathroom vanity mirrors and lighting and the removal of the wing wall in each room to create a more inviting entryway.
The researchers tested several scour countermeasure configurations, including various wing wall angles, use of pile dissipators (vertical array of circular piles buried just below the channel bed), and the Maryland Standard Plan as a scour countermeasure design.
He offered an innovative design solution which incorporated the use of low-angle overhead baffles, concrete floors, wing wall baffles and a bullet trap system.
It merely hides behind a tall wing wall at one end of a pavilion that extends from the ranch house.
Deep overhangs and shadecloth awnings strung between the roof and a meandering wing wall also contribute to the oasis-like atmosphere.
One wing wall extends 16 feet to the side of the garage.