Building Natural Stone Retaining Wall Project SlideShowMovie

2 Guys, Small Track Loader, Pics shovels, and a little muscle. Roughly 100 ft Long by 4 ft Tall.  I now have a greater appreciation for the great pyramid builders; many of these stones weighed more than I do.

Retaining walls serve many purposes and come in a wide variety of materials, shapes, colors, and sizes.  This retaining wall was constructed for the addition of 1) Off-Street Parking Area 2) Water Control 3) Side Entrance

Removing the Existing sidewalk and excavating the dirt using a small track loader- the perfect size for working in confined areas such as this.

  • Removing the Existing sidewalk and excavating the dirt using a small track loader- the perfect size for working in confined areas such as this.

Roughly 2 ft x 6 ft of Dirt was removed for preparation of the Natural Stone Retaining Wall.

  • Roughly 2 ft x 6 ft of Dirt was removed for preparation of the Natural Stone Retaining Wall.

Irregular Shape, Size, and Weight of the Stones Locks them into place

  • Irregular Shape, Size, and Weight of the Stones Locks them into place
4-6 in Crushed Limestone Rock, Chet-Minus base prepped for the Concrete Sidewalk, Side Entrance, and Parking Area.

  • 4-6 in Crushed Limestone Rock, Chet-Minus base prepped for the Concrete Sidewalk, Side Entrance, and Parking Area.
  1. A Proper Concrete Base will prevent unnecessary stress cracks in the concrete sidewalk after installation and curing.

  • Next Slide Show Video will be cover the concrete pour installation

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