Stone Strong is the largest precast retaining wall block available on the market measuring 3′ by 8′, weighing 6,000 lbs. This block is not misplaced easily.
Side-hill retaining walls refer primarily to fill-walls built partway down the sides of an existing slope or embankment. They are encountered in roadway and rail widening projects as well as site development but usually in steep terrain. This article provides an overview of the problems, failure mechanisms, investigation approaches, analysis tools and wall type alternatives for these structures. Click through to read the article!