Best Practices for Segmental Retaining Walls

Length: 1 hour
AIA Provider Number: J374      AIA Course Code: OC110      AIA Credit: 1 LU/HSW
LA CES Course Code: OC110 LA CES Credit: 1 PDH (HSW)
DP PDH: 1 PDH for Engineers


This presentation covers best practices for designing, specifying and building segmental retaining walls (SRWs) as developed by industry since it’s start. The purpose of this session is to promote a zero wall failure initiative by educating the designers and specifiers in best practices related to segmental retaining walls.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Participants will leave with an understanding of:
  •  Terminology and components of a segmental retaining wall system.
  •  Industry developed best practices for the design of segmental retaining walls.
  •  Industry developed best practices for material specifications for segmental retaining walls projects.
  •  Industry developed best practices for construction of segmental retaining walls.