When detailing how tie rods connect to the retaining wall it is important to consider the effect of fill settlement upon the tie bar and any installation tolerances that may occur. SHENLI recommend that where possible all tie bar connections have the capability to articulate, particularly to the structure.
Tie Bar Connections to Sheet Pile
Forces are transferred from the sheet pile to the rod through waling sections. At the front wall these are normally placed behind the wall.
Tie rods to Steel pile with spherical nut (articulated)