Best Practices for Segmental Retaining Walls

Course Details

Length: 1 hour
Course Content Level = Basic
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*
NCBOLA Course Code: 11578
NCBOLA Credit: 1 Hour
FBPE Provider Number: 0007790


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 practis for construction of segmental retaining walls.