Discussion :: Highway Engineering - Section 3 (Q.No.30)
|Soumik said: (Jun 29, 2016)|
|Breast walls are constructed always in a Hill side.|
|Manish said: (Nov 18, 2016)|
|I think answer should be breast wall. The retaining wall is constructed to retain earth pressure.|
|Annie said: (Jan 31, 2017)|
|Breast is correct answer.|
|Anil said: (Jun 29, 2017)|
|Yes, answer is breast wall.|
|Roy said: (Aug 25, 2017)|
|Retaining wall is constructed at upstream of a road formation whereas breast wall is constructed at its downstream. So answer is option B.|
|Garry said: (Jan 21, 2018)|
|No given answer is correct.
Breast wall used for cutting stability.
Retaining wall used for backfill stability.
|Akshay Patidar said: (Jun 3, 2018)|
|Breast Wall: Constructed for the stability of an excavated portion of Road on the hill side.
Retaining Wall: Constructed for the stability of a backfilling portion of a road on the downhill side.
|Augustine Ar-Ef said: (Oct 8, 2018)|
|Uddipan said: (Nov 25, 2018)|
|Since it says Down hill. So retaining wall is the correct answer. Breast wall is for up hill side.|
|Pawan said: (Jun 20, 2019)|
|Dheeraj said: (Feb 27, 2020)|
|Jignesh said: (Mar 30, 2020)|
|Retaining wall _ = Retain filling.
Breast wall = Retain Natural Ground.
|Pramit said: (May 5, 2020)|
|Right, Thanks @Garry.|
|Henchoi Phom said: (Jun 16, 2020)|
|Thank you @Akshay.|
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