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Timber
Pilings
Gabion Basket
Concrete
Masonry
Bents (Multispan Bridges)

Abutments

Retaining Wall

Retaining wall abutments are earth-retaining structures that also support the trail bridge superstructure.


Timber

Timber-Log

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a log timber abutment
Photo of a retaining wall
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN to SPM to SPNM to P

Sawn Timber

Timber Tiebacks

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a sawn timber retaining wall
Photo of a Sawn Timber Retaining Wall
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN to SPM, gray from SPM to SPNM, white from SPNM to P

Steel Tiebacks

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of steel tiebacks
Photo of steel tiebacks
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN to SPM, gray from SPM to SPNM, white from SPNM to P

Pilings

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of
Photo of a piling structure

Gabion Basket

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a gabion basket retaining wall
Photo of a Gabion Basket Retaining Wall
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN to SPM, gray from SPM to SPNM, white from SPNM to P

Concrete

Example sketch of a concrete retaining wall
Photo of a Concrete Retaining Wall
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN, gray from RN to SPM, white from SPM to SPNM to P

Masonry

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a rock retaining wall
Photo of a Rock Retaining Wall
ROS Classes: black from U to R to RN, gray from RN to SPM to SPNM, white from SPNM to P

Bents (Multispan Bridges)

Timber Piling

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a timber piling bridge
A photo of a retraining wall bent timber pilling bridge

Timber Frame

Additional Pictures:

Example sketch of a timber frame bridge
A photo of an abutment retraining wall bent timber frame bridge