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BACKFILLING U.

S ARMY CORPS OF
ENGINEERS
HEIGHT MIDDLE EAST DISTRICT

Tt
UNBALANCE SCOUR WALL
RETAINING WALL DESIGN PARAMETERS FILLING DEPTH IF CONSTRUCT
RW TYPE H Tf Hs B Lh Tb Lto Ts Tt a b c e f g h HEIGHT(M) REQUIRED(M) PURPOSE
RW# 1 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 1500 STORM PROT

RW# 2 SLIDING PROT

RW# 3

RW# 4

RW# 5

RW# 6
CLR COVER 50 RW# 7

RW# 8

RW# 9

RW# 10

RW# 11

RW# 12
50 CLR
RW# 13
HORIZONTAL BARS
RW# 14

RW# 15

RW# 16
DESIGN HEIGHT H

e NOTE: ALL DIMENSIONS ARE SHOWN IN MILIMETER(MM), UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

NOTE:
1. BACKFILLING AGAINST STONE REINFORCED CONCRETE RETAINING WALLS SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED UNTIL THE WALL CONCRETE HAS REACHED ITS 28 DAY STRENGTH .
2. HEAVY EQUIPMENTS SHALL MAINTAIN A DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE WALL EQUAL TO THE WALL HEIGHT.
3. 50MM THICK CONTROL JOINT SHALL NOT BE PLACED MORE THAN 6000MM O.C.
4. REGULARLY CURING UP TO 14 DAYS SHALL BE DONE FOR RETAINING WALLS.
STEM EXTERIOR FACE STEM BACK FACE 5. CONTRACTOR IS RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP SAFETY ISSUE DURING CONSTRUCTION PHASE ON SITE.
6. CONTRACTOR IS REQUIRED TO ADJUST UNBALANCE FILLING AGAINST THE WALL HEIGHT, SLOPE AND SITE CONDITIONS.
7. THE WEEP HOLES ARE COMMONLY SPACED NOT MORE THAN 3 METER APART VERTICALLY AND HORIZONTALLY.
8. THE BASE OF RETAINING WALL FOOTING SHALL BE PLACED WITHIN THE SCOUR DEPTH BELOW THE NATURAL GRADE.

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EXPANSION JOINT NOTES:
1- LONGITUDINAL STEEL BARS SHALL BE TERMINATED AT LEAST 75MM FOR FROM JOINTS.
2- PAINT AND OIL ONE END OF DOWEL BARS, WHICH EXTENDED TROUGH FLEXIBLE PVC TYPE HOLES.
3- THE VERTICAL EXPANSION JOINTS SHALL BE PROVIDED AT NOT MORE THAN 25000MM O.C.
4-THE JOINTS SHALL BE FILLED WITH JOINT FILLERS AND JOINT SEALANT.
d 4-THE JOINT WIDTH SHALL NOT BE MORE THAN 30MM.
5- DOWEL BARS SHALL NOT BE SPACED MORE THAN 450MM O.C ALONG THE WALL HEIGHT.
6- DOWEL BARS SHALL BE PUT AT 250MM FROM THE TOP OF THE WALL.
7- KEY JOINT WHICH SHOWS FOR WALL FOUNDATION IS APPLICABLE FOR ALL HORIZONTAL
CONSTRUCTION JOINTS.
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8- EXPANSION JOINT SHALL NOT BE PROVIDED AT COLUMNS AND NEAR TO WALL ENDS. JOINTS SHALL BE
AT LEAST 7000MM FROM CORNERS AND WALL ENDS.

KEY JOINT c b POURED JOINT SEALER

30
50 30
60

BAC UP ROD MATERIAL
Tf

JOINT FILLER
50
30

75
JOINT DETAIL
SCALE 1:5
Hs

Lto Tb Lh 30MM THICK JOINT FILLER 30MM JOINT SLEAVE @450MM/
a b SEALER MATERIAL L=300MM
Ts
B

300MM
THICK WALL

30MM RUBBER

PAINTED BY BITUMEN

L=500MM ALONG THE WALL HIEGHT. SHEET
REFERENCE
NUMBER:

SD-02