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Big Block Segmental Retaining Walls - Applications for Restricted Right of Way

  • May 1, 2014 (9:00 - 10:30 am CT; 8:00 - 9:30 am MT)
    Webinar (desktop or laptop access)


When a MSE wall is desired but limited right of way prohibits the classic soil based reinforcement, large block concepts can be an acceptable alternative. This presentation will show applications for MSE retaining walls in tight construction areas where lateral tie backs are not possible. The presentations will cover considerations such as foundations, backfill, and height limitations.


Brian Anderson is a Specialty Products Engineer for Cretex Concrete Products, Inc. in Rapid City, South Dakota. Brian has a BSCE and MSCE from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and 14 years of experience in the ready mix and precast concrete industry. His extensive concrete background allows him to be a resource for engineers and technicians for a wide array of transportation infrastructure concrete components.

Target Audience

Geo-technical engineers, grading designers, urban designers, construction inspectors, city engineering staffs, contractors and private developers.

More Info

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).

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