Design Resource Manual

The Redi-Rock Design Resource Manual (DRM) is the ultimate guide for designing Redi-Rock retaining walls. It includes everything you will need to design walls using Redi-Rock products, including an overview of every block in the Redi-Rock system, preliminary wall sections, block infill weights, setback options, construction details, testing data, and more!

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While we understand you might want a printed copy of the DRM, the digital version is available for you to access right now!

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  1. Introduction/General Info
  2. Case Studies
  3. Block Library
  4. Design Information
  5. Gravity Walls
  6. Large Batter Walls
  7. MSE Walls
  8. Product Data Sheets
  9. CSI Specs
  10. Installation Guide
  11. Construction Details

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41in (1030mm) Hollow-Core Design Resource Supplement

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With the release of the 41in (1030mm) Hollow-Core Retaining block, you now have the ability to go the extra mile for owners who want to ensure they're being a bit more environmentally friendly. With up to 28% less concrete than the solid 41-inch block, this new hollow-core block can be part of a great solution for gravity walls where you need the 41 inches (1030 millimeters) of width, but you don't need all of the mass.

For everything 41in (1030mm) Hollow Core, download the Design Resources Supplement. From preliminary height guides to installation instructions, you'll have everything you need to start integrating this new block into your Redi-Rock wall designs.

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At Redi-Rock, we are constantly working to develop new products and the resources to support them. As a result, we will occasionally update our Design Resource Manual to reflect these new developments. Register your DRM so we can email you when there are updates!

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Redi-Rock Wall+ Software

Redi-Rock Wall+ Software (RRWall+) is a powerful software tool to design and analyze Redi-Rock walls. Developed by Fine Software, the experts behind the GEO5 suite of geotechnical software, RRWall+ is easy to use and will help you build more confidence in your designs.

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Preliminary Wall Sections

Redi-Rock preliminary wall sections are a fast way to get an idea of what the most efficient solution is for your project based on soil types and load conditions. These charts use Allowable Stress Design for gravity walls and AASHTO LRFD design for reinforced walls.

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