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Project 13034 – Austin TX Wall Failure

Project 13034 – Austin TX Wall Failure

This wall failed in Austin, TX, in 2013. Every retaining wall is just a large mass that isn’t supposed to slide or tip over.  The blocks at the front are just “erosion control”.  Clever[Read More…]

Retaining Wall Failure: Harrison, Ohio

Retaining Wall Failure: Harrison, Ohio

During the summer of 2010, a retaining wall failed in Harrison, Ohio at the Cedar Hill Apartments.  The resulting wall collapse crushed at least one car and will cost tens of thousands of dollars[Read More…]