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2' is what the Geotechs around here recommend.
C. Utzman, P.E.

Jordan Truesdell, PE wrote:


This has been hashed out recently, and IIRC there's an AASHTO standard recommending you add the equivalent of 2' to the backfill level behind the wall to account for the additional load. It's been a couple of years since I've done one.


Jordan Truesdell, PE



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