Chapter 4: Construction Details, Section 47: Earth Retaining Systems
Published: May 2021
Section 47 Earth Retaining Systems
Earth retaining systems include mechanically stabilized embankments, Type 6 retaining walls, and alternative earth retaining systems. For guidance, refer to Structure Construction’s Bridge Construction Records and Procedures manual, Vol. 2, available at:
For the basis of measurement and payment, refer to the appropriate sections of the special provisions and Standard Specifications.
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