Conventional Masonry Fences and Retainers

Desert Block Masonry Fence Wall System

A collection of details for masonry fence walls and retaining walls utilizing a conventional grout and rebar structural system.

Details are available as an off-the-shelf set emcompassing the most common applications

Our staff engineer can provide quick turnaround on site-specific details; please contact your Desert Block representative for assistance.

Desert Freestanding Fences
Included in the basic set:

  • Spread footing
  • Spread footing at property line
  • Trench footing
  • 16-in square pilasters, 6'-8" high
  • Glass and iron view walls

Desert Retaining Walls
Included in the basic set:

  • Combo: 6-ft fence on 2-ft to 4-ft retaining
  • 2-ft to 6-ft retaining for level and sloped backfill - all 8-inch wide units

Significant Advantages
Compared to competing designs:

  • SlumpstoneTM walls at same schedule as Precision or Split Face walls
  • Each detail covers C@100/110/120/130
  • 2-ft to 6-ft retaining designs do not need 12-in wide units

The fence wall designs referenced in this publication are offered as a courtesy to licensed contractors and building professionals. It is the responsibility of the user to verify the Design Criteria are appropriate for a specific project under consideration and are approved for the project by the governing agency.

Desert Block Masonry Fence Wall designs and details are the products of an in-house licensed professional engineer as noted on each detail. Desert Block Masonry Fence Walls may be installed by licensed masonry contractors utilizing Desert Block CMU.

Desert Block Masonry Fence Wall System