Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering - Discussion


The wall constructed for the stability of an excavated portion of a road on the hill side, is known as

[A]. retaining wall
[B]. breast wall
[C]. parapet wall
[D]. all the above.

Answer: Option B


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Divya said: (Jul 13, 2015)  
Please anyone say what is meant by breast wall.

Ironman said: (Sep 10, 2016)  
It should be retaining wall.

Jeevitha said: (Dec 10, 2016)  
Breast walls constructed on Hills side to retail the earth from slippage.

Muhammed Lukman Ada said: (Feb 23, 2017)  
Retaining wall is constructed to provide adequate stability to the road way and to the slope.

Breast wall are constructed on he hill side of the roadway to retain the earth drom slippage.

Talal Afzal said: (Mar 18, 2017)  
Breast wall.

Reference : Rs Khurmi book page number 352.

Msg said: (Sep 30, 2017)  
Back slope construct for the stabilityof cutted surface.

Gaurav said: (Jun 13, 2018)  
Both retaining wall and breast wall serve the same purpose.

Nitin Mate said: (Sep 4, 2018)  

What is meant by drom slippage? please explain it.

Kewal Krishan said: (Nov 17, 2018)  

Retaining wall for lower slippage below the road.

Opsc Aee said: (Dec 2, 2019)  
Retaining wall.
Supports the artificial earth filling.

Breast wall.
Supports the natural slop.

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