Metal Retaining Walls

Metal retaining walls are usually confined to heavy duty construction sites such as docks, bridges, seawalls, ditch checks, dams, and the like. The relative weight to strength ratio of steel plates makes them suitable for heavy duty construction use. They are super fast to install and uninstall – perfect for fast pace construction.

Metal retaining walls are often seen holding large volume of soil in deep excavation sites. The lightweight metal is easy to transport from one site to the next thereby cutting on transportation cost. Steel sheet retaining walls are often not meant to be installed permanently in construction sites. They need to be move as the construction progress, that's why a lightweight material that packs maximum strength is chosen for this purpose.

The steel sheets are quick to install to avoid construction delays. Because metals don't break, they can be driven by vibrating hammers without incurring any damage. The metal to metal interlocking system holds the sheets strongly to withstand massive lateral and gravitational force, too. And, metal retaining wall building materials can also withstand impact from moving heavy equipments or debris, which are common in construction sites. They are really built to live another day.

But even though metal retaining walls are dependable to hold tremendous force, they significantly lack in style. Often times installing them needs vibrating hammer that can be destructive to the neighboring properties. That is why they are almost never used in landscaping. You’ll see them often holding soil when there’s a construction going on in an already developed neighborhood, but they are taken out once the construction is finished.

 

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B&D Rockeries Talks Style, Materials, and Function For Retaining Walls in Snohomish County in Their Latest Article
The newly released article from B&D Rockeries piggy-backs on another helpful article about retaining wall styles, moving on to address the best choices for retaining wall materials and design. The article talks about the planning, preparation, execution ...


Water gushes through cracked retaining wall on SW Freeway - KHOU

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Water gushes through cracked retaining wall on SW Freeway
KHOU
HOUSTON -- Water gushing out of a cracked retaining wall on the Southwest Freeway caught the attention of drivers on Wednesday. The cracks running across and down the wall between Dunlavy and Shepherd had some people concerned about a collapse .

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Retaining wall, garage wall collapse in midtown Omaha - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald

Retaining wall, garage wall collapse in midtown Omaha
Omaha World-Herald
City officials were investigating the collapse early Tuesday of a retaining wall and an apartment parking garage's back wall in midtown Omaha. No injuries were reported in the 3:10 a.m. collapse near South 38th and Jones Street. Thank you for reading .
Garage Wall Collapses in OmahaSiouxland Matters
Parking garage collapses in midtown OmahaKMTV

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B&D Rockeries Talks Style, Materials, and Function For Retaining Walls in Snohomish County in Their Latest Article
The latest article from B&D Rockeries, a local family-owned landscaping business from Everett, WA, highlights for homeowners the options that are available for building a home retaining wall. (PRWeb October 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/b-d-rockeries/retaining-wall-material/prweb12245662.htm..


Eroded riverside wall at Otley to be repaired
WORK has finally started on repairing a section of riverside wall in Otley...


Northport seeks alternative funds for sewage plant retaining wall after FEMA . - Newsday

Northport seeks alternative funds for sewage plant retaining wall after FEMA .
Newsday
Hours before superstorm Sandy's worst winds hit Long Island two Octobers ago, Northport Village workers scrambled to build a plywood retaining wall to keep the sewage treatment plant from flooding. The work saved Northport Harbor from being flooded .

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Masons fined for faulty wall that killed construction worker
The CSST has determined the company that built a retaining wall which collapsed last year is responsible for the death of a man in his fifties...


Presto offers retaining wall software - Geosynthetics magazine

Presto offers retaining wall software
Geosynthetics magazine
Appleton, Wis.-based Presto Geosystems, manufacturer of soil stabilization and stormwater products, has announced in a press release that it has introduced its new Geoweb MSE design freeware for geocell wall applications. The free, licensed software .

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$332k contract signed to fix retaining wall
The Ministry of Communications and Works inked a $332,485 contract Thursday to replace a retaining wall and restore a strip of road in Thomas Land that was damaged in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Otto in 2010. During a brief ceremony at the Premiers ...


Authorities urged to fix retaining wall
MIRI: The retaining wall of a drain at a residential area in Padang Kerbau here is coming apart, and one affected resident is worried his front porch may follow suit. The resident, who wanted to be identified only as Richard, noted that soil erosion had ...


Jersey City, Conrail reach deal transform ugly trestle graffiti into 'welcome to' murals
Under the agreement with Conrail, graffiti will also be removed from several historic retaining walls. Sue One, who is also a local artist, will begin work on the Grand Street retaining wall. City officials are still seeking proposals for the retaining ...


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MIRI: The retaining wall of a drain at a residential area in Padang Kerbau here is coming apart, and one affected resident is worried his front porch may follow suit...


Land may be unsafe on Snows Drive in Wabush
Mayor believes there is not immediate risks to households in the area..


Masons fined for faulty wall that killed construction worker
The CSST has determined the company that built a retaining wall which collapsed last year is responsible for the death of a man in his fifties...


B&D Rockeries Talks Style, Materials, and Function For Retaining Walls in Snohomish County in Their Latest Article
The latest article from B&D Rockeries, a local family-owned landscaping business from Everett, WA, highlights for homeowners the options that are available for building a home retaining wall. (PRWeb October 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/b-d-rockeries/retaining-wall-material/prweb12245662.htm..


Interstate 70 reopens
PennDOT officials were assessing how to restore traffic flow to normal Wednesday because of a retaining wall on a bridge that started to collapse a ...


Driver hurt after SUV launches off a 30-foot retaining wall
A Bennington man is in the hospital after his SUV launches off a 30-foot retaining wall into a parking lot...


$332k contract signed to fix retaining wall - BVI Beacon

BVI Beacon

$332k contract signed to fix retaining wall
BVI Beacon
During a brief ceremony at the Premier's Office, CW Minister Mark Vanterpool and representatives of Autland Heavy Equipment Company Ltd. signed several copies of the contract. Work is scheduled to begin shortly to replace nearly 60 feet of a retaining .

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Retaining walls solve many landscaping problems
One of the most cost-effective and dramatic improvements you can make in your landscape is to define your planting beds with retaining walls. Landscape walls can EURœtie togetherEUR your foundation plantings and extend your home visually, enhancing its ...


SUV launches off a 30-foot retaining wall during crash - KCCI Des Moines

SUV launches off a 30-foot retaining wall during crash
KCCI Des Moines
Investigators said Stephenson then drove over a median, hit a sign and drove down an embankment launching off a 30-foot retaining wall ending up in a Nobbies store parking lot. Paramedics took Stephenson to the hospital with serious but non-life .

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Rostraver wall collapse snarls I-70 - Tribune-Review

Rostraver wall collapse snarls I-70
Tribune-Review
The retaining wall underneath the road collapsed onto the railroad, compromising the integrity of the road above, Petersen confirmed. Egros agreed the main concern was the large number of 18-wheelers that travel the interstate being diverted onto .

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Land may be unsafe on Snows Drive in Wabush
Mayor believes there is not immediate risks to households in the area..


A man is dead after hitting a retaining wall in Sioux City this weekend - KTIV

Siouxland Matters

A man is dead after hitting a retaining wall in Sioux City this weekend
KTIV
The Sioux City Police Department says 68 year-old Sheldon Bomford of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was driving westbound at West 4th and Hamilton Streets. He lost control and hit a retaining wall at West 4th and Center. Police say he was transported from .
Sioux Falls man killed in Sioux City collisionSioux City Journal
Man Dies After Sunday AccidentSiouxland Matters

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