RETAINING WALL DEFINITIONS Topsoil Stripping : Material on original ground usually comprising shrubs, vegetation, roots, humus with

depth as nominated in construction drawings or specifications. Generally soft peat, slurry and muddy material. May be of organic composition. This material has no structural value. :

Unsuitable : Cut and Fill

Material

These are major earthworks operations. Cut refers to the removal of excess material to Clearing and Grubbing reach formation level. : Removal and excavation operation of natural material trees, roots etc. for Excavation : disposal from that area. Concreting Formwork Lean concrete : Weepholes : 75mm PVC Pipes use to drain. : : Excavation of soils The use of designed concrete grade. Mould being use to form proper shape Grade 15 concrete

: Placement of formwork Stage 4 4.6 4. -2- .1 2.4 4. Vibrating concrete in footing : Backfilling and compact earth Stage 7 4. : Lean Concrete Stage 3 3. : Excavation Stage 2 2.1 Placement of formwork for footing. Protect slope from falling.8 Placement of formwork for the wall.3 Placement of reinforcement in the formwork and tied up properly.2 Excavation to the level required.METHOD STATEMENT FOR RETAINING WALL ACTIVITY Stage 1 1.C wall.7 Backfill and spread the soil using selected backfill Compact the soil in layers of 0.2 4. : Placement of reinforcement Stage 5 4.1 : Survey Works Carry out survey earthworks to identify proper position/level of R.3m thick : Placement of formwork for wall Stage 8 4.1 Lay 50mm thick lean concrete.5 Pour concrete to footing. Install weepholes at specified locations : Concreting works Stage 6 4.

10 Install weepholes at specified locations Stage 10 : Concreting works 4. 4.METHOD STATEMENT FOR RETAINING WALL Stage 9 4.11 Pour concrete to wall.9 : Placement of reinforcement Placement of reinforcement in the formwork and tied up properly.3m thick Stage 13 : Site clearance 4.14 Backfill and spread the soil using selected backfill 4.12 Vibrating concrete in wall Stage 11 : Strike the formworks 4. Stage 12 : Backfiling and compact earth 4.15 Compact the soil in layers of 0.13 Strike the formwork. 4.16 Clear the site from all construction debris -3- .

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