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Extensive Terraforce retaining walls in Morocco


Terraced Terraforce round face retaining walls for eroding slopes in a residential area situated on very steep hills in Morocco:

A road under construction next to the Terraforce wall

Project Participants

Project application: Earth retaining wall
Project scope: Civil Works – DOUAR HAJJA – RABAT – MAROCCO
Project Management: RABAT Regional Planning / SETEC – TERRASOL
Main Contractor: GEOTEHNIKA
Terraforce block supplier: SADT
Start and end date: December 2018 / September 2019

 

The degraded slope before Terraforce installation

The degraded slope before Terraforce

Eroded wall and slope before rehabilitation

Eroded wall and slope before rehabilitation

HaTe ® Drain geocomposite drainage at the rear of the reinforced slope

HaTe ® Drain geocomposite drainage

Fortrac geogrid reinforcing for the cut-slope

Fortrac geogrid reinforcing for the cut-slope

Laying the Terraforce blocks in a double layer

Laying the Terraforce blocks in a double layer

View from the side

View from the side

Steel rebar and Geogrid, with double block rows

Steel rebar and Geogrid, with double block rows

Terraces provide space for plants

Terraces provide space for plants

Steady progress being made

Steady progress being made

The Terraforce blocks meeting up with a staircase on the left

The Terraforce blocks meeting up with a staircase on the left

The Terraforce wall coming around the corner of the slope

The Terraforce wall coming around the corner of the slope

View from across the valley onto the Terraforce wall showing the huge size

Striking view from across the valley onto the Terraforce wall showing the huge size

View from the side showing the double layer of Terraforce blocks

View from the side showing the double block layer and planting terraces

Safety parapet constructed using the Terraforce blocks

Safety parapet constructed using the Terraforce blocks

HUESKER Products:

Fortrac R – highly resilient, flexible geogrid
Stabilenka Xtreme – rigid, creep-resistant and alkali-resistant geotextile
HaTe ® Drain – nonwoven, geocomposite drain material

TERRAFORCE licensed manufacturer: SADT

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South Africa
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