98th Street Retaining Wall Gets Temporary Repairs

The retaining wall above Thornton Creek on the north side of NE 98th Street had temporary repairs done to it on Thursday by employees of Seattle Public Utilities. A source said the wall had “somewhat failed” and the repairs were being done to reinforce it until city engineers could come up with a more permanent solution.

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  1. A retaining wall is a structure designed to hold back soil when there is a change in the ground’s elevation, hence why retaining barriers are used along the sides of roads and highways in the Pacific Northwest in order to prevent rocks, dirt and debris from sliding into traffic.Here is a look at the four basic retaining barrier types created by humans, each serving its own specific purpose.
    Thanks for the post.

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