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Retaining walls are structures designed to restrain soil to unnatural slopes. They are used to bound soils between two different elevations often in areas of terrain possessing undesirable slopes or in areas where the landscape needs to be shaped severely and engineered for more specific purposes like hillside farming or roadway overpasses.

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Turning radius on compact equipment is important when erosion control contractors need to get in tight spots such as between buildings or in areas where it’s important to not disturb any more dirt than one must, such as golf courses or developed areas where some of the landscaping is already

Retaining Walls—Beauty With Purpose

Retaining Walls—Beauty With Purpose

Retaining walls vary tremendously in design and setting, but they all share a functional purpose. A well-designed retaining wall can enhance the appearance of a site, but if it doesn’t stabilize the earth and last, it’s not a success. Retaining walls in the following projects add value to their sites

Beauty With Purpose

Beauty With Purpose

Retaining walls vary tremendously in design and setting, but they all share a functional purpose. A well-designed retaining wall can enhance the appearance of a site, but if it doesn’t stabilize the earth and last, it’s not a success. Retaining walls in the following projects add value to their sites

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Retaining Wall Project Profiles

Retaining Wall Project Profiles

Retaining walls have become so much a part of our environment that most people barely notice them. However, professionals realize how much they have changed over the years and what an asset they have become. The ability to provide strength and integrity makes some projects possible that once would have

Erosion Control Methods for Steep Slopes

Erosion Control Methods for Steep Slopes

Huge projects like the widening of US 202 in Pennsylvania span several years and several seasons. Stormwater and erosion control is an important part of the planning process, and a variety of soil erosion control devices play a role. Changing topography and limited highway easements sometimes result in steep slopes

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Granite Seed Company
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The Right Wall for the Site

The Right Wall for the Site

After 22 months, 708,000 man-hours of work, nearly half a million tons of concrete, and $215 million, the massive Interstate 15 (I-15) reconstruction project in Utah has been completed. The Point project, as it was known, involved 7 miles of the most heavily traveled highway in the state.

Florida DOT Approves Keystone’s KeySystem II Retaining Wall System

Florida DOT Approves Keystone’s KeySystem II Retaining Wall System

Minneapolis, MN, May 16, 2017— The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has issued approval of the Keystone KeySystem II retaining wall system for use by the department on state and federal highways.

KeySystem II is designed to the highest standards and unique requirements of the transportation sector. The system consists of

Geogrids for Stabilizing Steep Slopes

Geogrids for Stabilizing Steep Slopes

The steep slopes and compressible soils caused concern that the road might, sometime in the future, shift and even crack if precast concrete panel retaining walls were used. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials suggested that 1:1 slope reinforcement with geogrid be used instead.

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