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Precast Panel Walls

AIL Vist-A-Walls (Precast Panel Walls) close-up view of panels.
AIL Vist-A-Walls (Precast Panel Walls) in acute-angled bridge abutment

An effective system for a wide variety of architectural treatments.

This system uses precast panels with galvanized steel wire reinforcement system to retain soil mass. This technically-sound and well-proven system is composed of alternating layers of soil reinforcement and select backfill to create an extremely stable reinforced structure that is easily adaptable to meet the structural and aesthetic demands of today’s infrastructure projects.

Benefits

  • Economical system for retaining walls, steepened slopes and erosion control
  • Aesthetic complement to structural plate or bridge structures
  • Heavy-duty, galvanized, steel wire interlocking wall and mat construction
  • Can handle extreme surcharge loads
  • Panels available in a variety of sizes, colours, textures and custom designs
  • Wall heights can exceed 30 m (100')
  • Height increments are 762 mm (30")
  • Adapts to curves, angles and steps
  • Precast coping available in standard 1.52 m (5') length

Applications

  • Retaining Walls
  • Headwalls and Wingwalls
  • Bridge Abutments
  • Grade Separations

Precast Panel Finish Options.

Today’s precast concrete panels are pushing the boundaries in design and performance. Although many panel types are available, your AIL Technical Sales Representative can also work with your project team to customize colours, textures, shapes, sizes and performance options for all types of applications.

AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel option, smooth.
AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel texture, fractured fin.
AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel texture, vertical grave stake.

Smooth

Fractured Fin

Vertical Grave Stake

AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel texture, ashlar stone.
AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel option, custom colour.
AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel option, custom logo.

Ashlar Stone

Custom Colour

Custom Branded

AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel option, custom motif.
AIL Vist-A-Wall precast panel option, custom mural.
Slate-finish

Custom Motif

Custom Mural

Split Slate


Installation

Precast Panel Walls use precast panels with galvanized steel wire soil reinforcement systems to reinforce a retained soil mass. Mats connect to the panels quickly with a single connecting pin.

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Levelling pad is installed on a compacted base.

Precast panels, braces and clamps are set.

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Precast4(merge)

Grid-Strip tabs connect to anchors on panel backs.

Nuts face up for easy installation / inspection.

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Precast6

Finished connection allows for deflection and articulation.

Next lift added.

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Precast8

Panels, fill lifts and strips continue.

Coping, safety barriers and road surface are added.

This technically-sound and well-proven is easily adaptable to meet the structural and aesthetic demands of today’s infrastructure projects.

AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in grade separation.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in overpass abutment.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) under construction.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in railway overpass headwall.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in overpass abutment.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) construction detail, wire mats.

AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in railway overpass headwall.
AIL Vist-A-Wall (Precast Panel Wall) in grade separation, custom colour.
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