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Re: Property Line Retaining Wall Drainage

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Yes, definitely a drainage fabric, although it needs to be done (if shotcreting) in vertical stripes of say 20" wide drainage composite, then 30" wide of soil, then repeat the cycle so the shotcrete can grab onto the bare soil... it doesn't shoot up against the drainage composite that well if it's uniform.

-gm

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 4:07 PM, <Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com> wrote:
Miradrain?


In a message dated 6/17/08 3:51:09 PM, mblangy(--nospam--at)satco-inc.com writes:
For a toe out cantilevered retaining wall poured flush with soldier pile
shoring what are some options for providing drainage on the soil side of the
wall? Weep holes could surely be installed, however I question the
usefulness without the presence of gravel backfill.



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