Retaining Walls

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Aug 18 2020
The Presto GEOWEB® Geocell System—with vegetation, aggregate or concrete infill—is an economical alternative to riprap, gabions or reinforced…
W. Boomer Creek was widened, deepened, curved and graded before the multi-piece retaining wall was installed using three different application processes.
W. Boomer Creek was widened, deepened, curved and graded before the multi-piece retaining wall was installed using three different application processes.
Jul 21 2020
A prominent campus gateway on the northeast corner of Oklahoma State University (OSU) recently underwent revitalization highlighted by the…
Dec 17 2019
SprayWall is a self-priming structural barrier with a 50-year design life that is spray-applied. While SprayWall is a structural lining, it is also…
Jul 16 2019
Stone Strong Systems' innovative hollow design reduces transportation cost and allows for much faster, easier and less costly installation. The…
Jun 7 2019
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) spearheaded a culvert replacement project as part of a long-range federally mandated “fish…
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
New York bluff to build retaining wall for erosion control
Jan 29 2019
Smithtown, N.Y., revealed plans to install a retaining wall at the Kings Park Bluff to stop erosion and protect a popular boardwalk. The bluff…
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Mentor, Ohio, seeks Lake Erie erosion control
Dec 18 2018
The city of Mentor, Ohio, has begun work on a $368,000 retaining wall along Mentor Beach Park. The project has been labeled an emergency by the city…
Oct 15 2018
Geoweb gravity and reinforced walls are structurally sound, naturally vegetated retaining walls that meet green infrastructure goals. The walls…
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
The new retaining wall stabilized the stream to withstand water flow.
Sep 26 2018
Retaining walls often are the structures of choice for many types of land and water control and manipulation, as they are a means to obtain or…
Aug 16 2018
Pend Oreille County, Wash., needed to remove a culvert on Indian Creek in New Port that was preventing bull trout from traveling upstream to spawn; …
Iconic highway reopens thanks to erosion control devices
Iconic highway reopens thanks to erosion control devices
Jul 19 2018
The Pacific Coast Highway that runs through Big Sur, Calif., reopened, following a May 2017 landslide that dumped more than 1 million tons of debris…
Jun 18 2018
As the original segmental retaining wall company in the U.S., Keystone Retaining Wall Systems sets worldwide standards for hardscapes innovation.…
Jun 14 2018
To meet federal requirements for flood mapping of levee-protected areas, a levee reconstruction project for the Indianapolis Southport Advanced…
Alaska town faces erosion threat as glaciers melt
Alaska town faces erosion threat as glaciers melt
Jun 7 2018
A subdivision in Juneau, Alaska, has rejected a plan by the Federal Emergency Watershed Program to partially fund a retention wall along the…
Apr 16 2018
A group of West Maui, Hawaii, residents and environmentalists have filed suit against the Hololani Assn. of Apartment Owners in opposition to a…
Mar 20 2018
Easter Island, located 2,200 miles off the coast of Chile, faced the threat of erosion that could damage historic statues developed by Polynesian…
Jan 15 2018
Port Neches, Texas, began plans to build a rock breakwater to protect against erosion. The breakwater will span 700 ft from the Port Neches…
Jan 2 2018
Earle Naval Weapons Station in Middletown, N.J., has been incorporating oyster reefs for storm water protection. During Hurricane Sandy, the pier…
Sep 13 2017
When a quick fix for failing retaining walls is not an option, removing the wall and starting over can feel like a major setback. Gulf Coast Pavers…
Aug 15 2017
Woolpert signed an annual services contract with the city of Newport News, Va., to provide storm water and wastewater engineering services. This is…
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