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# how to calculate surcharge load on retaining wall

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### guidelines for determining live loads surcharge from

guidelines for determining live loads surcharge from sidewalk pedestrian traffic and street traffic introduction this information bulletin provides guidelines for determining live loads due to sidewalk pedestrian lateral surcharge pressure on retaining wall and shoring.

### retaining walls surcharge load calculation?

retaining walls surcharge load calculation? when designing and calculating the loads on the retaining wall, how do we consider the surcharge load that affects wall a in the given picture? ekran

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### earth pressure and retaining wall basics for non

wall from earth pressure, surcharge load, water, earthquake etc. prior to completing any retaining wall design, it is first necessary to calculate the forces acting on the wall. retaining wall to support a fill. retaining wall to support a cut. cut fill

### traffic (live load) surcharges on retaining walls - earth

the further the surcharge is from the wall, the less load is applied to the wall. generally if you can keep the edge of road at least 5 feet from the face of the wall, the pressure will be managable. to analyize the pressure fast & dirty: assme a 250 psf strip surcharge at edge of road to edge of road.

### traffic (live load) surcharges on retaining walls - earth

re: traffic (live load) surcharges on retaining walls shockstressed (structural) 7 mar 06 09:56 the input then is for the maximum load to be encountered and worse, after that you can sleep at night instead of seeing walls slipping down hills in a mudwash with odd lorries floating after it.