Tag: MSE

TRB Webinar: Design and Construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Structures

Design and construction professionals are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar...

Modified MSE Wall Construction Minimizes Railroad Downtime

The bottom course of facing panels are set and braced around the trestle. Merchants Bridge, constructed in the late 1800’s, is the oldest rail structure...

Geosynthetic Strip Reinforced MSE Wall Builds and Protects Washington’s Shoreline

In late 2017, construction began on a new MSE wall to expand a portion of the waterfront at Point Defiance Marina. The site consists...

Facts about Stray Currents in MSE walls

Reinforced Earth® MSE walls have been used for direct support of electrified rail since the early 1970’s on five continents, and in the United...

BART Warm Springs Extension: First MSE Walls in the US Constructed Over a Seismic...

Mechanically Stabilized Earth is a composite construction material comprising a facing system, earth reinforcements and a specified backfill soil. The design-build contractor selected The...

Lessons in large retaining walls

Metallically stabilized, geosynthetic-reinforced, and large-block gravity walls offer design options.

When retaining walls fail

Project team communication and proper drainage are key to successful wall design and construction.
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