retaining wall toe
Category:support request

Dear sir,
We are constructing a hotel in hyderabad,we have a retaining wall passing through the columns,but at site rock excavation line and retaining wall and column edge line are on same line.we dont have space for retaining wall toe.Can we construct a retaining wall and column with zero toe.plz sujjest me.


#1 submitted by phubdorjiwang on Sat, 08/21/2010 - 05:51

Construction of retaining wall using column as zero toe is not advisable as the column need to bear shear load.

#2 submitted by kumarshantveerayya on Mon, 01/31/2011 - 12:11

as its not advasible to do... but due to practical cindition we have to do sometimes so do eccentricity footing design and retaing wall base slab projecting one side... check for overturning , aliding and stability for retaining wall...