Mill Valley, Hillside Retaining Walls

Retaining Wall in Mill Valley

Builder Fabulous Homes of Marin, Cheryl Cason

  • Retaining walls extended into the hill to enlarge back yard
  • Utilizing helical tiebacks, allowed to preserve portions of existing ivied wood wall
  • Excavation, stockpiling, off-site hauling reduced
  • Earth pressure on the house itself reduced (edge of Mount Tam)
  • Selective tie-back testing was provided
  • Portable hand-held motor used due to tight hillside access