Gabion Basket Retaining Walls

Gabion Basket Retaining Walls

Gabion basket retaining walls have some advantages over loose riprap because of their modularity and ability to be stacked in various shapes; they are also resistant to being washed away by moving water. Gabions also have advantages over more rigid structures because they can conform to ground movement, dissipate energy from flowing water, and drain freely. Their strength and effectiveness may increase with time in some cases, as silt and vegetation fill the interstitial voids and reinforce the structure. They are sometimes used to keep stones which may fall from a cutting or cliff from endangering traffic on a thoroughfare. Gabion basket retaining walls from Youngs River Trees.

gabion basket retaining walls

Gabion baskets are functional and pleasing to the eye

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