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.

 

Retaining Wall News:

 

Man falls 40 feet during St. Paul chase
ST. PAUL EUR St. Paul police say a man has survived a 40-foot fall onto a highway after he jumped off a retaining wall during a chase with officers. St. Paul police spokesman Paul Paulos says the man was taken to a hospital Wednesday with injuries that ...


Wall damaged at Eugenia Falls
A retaining wall has been damaged at the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area...


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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Six months after Charles Village street collapse, residents bemoan ongoing construction
It's not easy for Jenna Cataldo to fall asleep, even after her long overnight nursing shifts at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center...


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 - 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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Morvant Laventille Secondary School to reopen next week
Reports emerged yesterday that contractors who worked on a retaining wall at the Morvant Laventille Secondary School had been shot at. Reports indicated that teachers had not turned up for duties because of safety fears. According to Minister of Education ...


Route 28 retaining wall to bear artistic flair
After four years, construction on Route 28 is ending with an artistic flourish. Workers as of last week had completed installation of four of six art panels on a retaining wall, depicting the rich history of the area. The images were drawn from a time ...


Karori Road retaining wall work finished
Work on the new Karori Road retaining wall was completed on Friday 17 October...


Legal questions swirl in Palmer around the ?mystery wall?
There were more questions than answers Tuesday night when Palmer Township officials were questioned about an apparently shoddily constructed retaining wall in the Villages at Mill Race Townhouses that does not appear on any municipal documents, yet the project received township approval. The supervisors got an up-close look at the material the original contractor used to build the wall in 2003 ...


Parts of Mount Herman Road and Trail 715 closing for repairs
The work involves installing additional drainage pipe and construction of retaining walls to improve the safety and function of the road in El Paso County. In order for this work to be completed safely it is necessary to close public access to 5.2 miles of ...


Retaining Walls Solve Many Landscape 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 ...


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..


Retaining wall work done on Route 59 project
Gov. Pat Quinn Monday announced the completion of the first phase of the Illinois Route 59 reconstruction project on the border of Naperville of Aurora. Monday marked the completion of retaining wall work along the projects 3.4-mile roadway expansion...


Watching Harmony Lot wall
Barrett had workers on Lower Green Street Wednesday installing extra shut-off valves on the eight-inch water line that runs under the road in case the retaining wall above the Harmony Parking Lot fails. Earlier this year engineers determined that the ...


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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Narcotics suspect jumps wall to flee St. Paul police
St. Paul police have confirmed a man jumped off a retaining wall while being chased by authorities on Wednesday afternoon...


Retaining walls solve many landscaping problems - Chillicothe Gazette

Chillicothe Gazette

Retaining walls solve many landscaping problems
Chillicothe Gazette
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 .

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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...


Wabush homeowners say retaining wall is a development disaster
A letter was sent to 80 homes on one side of Snow's Drive in the western Labrador town, alerting them that a retaining wall that was built in their backyards by the developer could collapse. "The wall was not requested by the town EUR” nor am I aware of any permits that were pulled for that wall," he said...


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..


Six months after Charles Village street collapse, residents bemoan ongoing construction
It's not easy for Jenna Cataldo to fall asleep, even after her long overnight nursing shifts at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center...



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