Retaining Walls With Proven Engineering

Designing critical wall structures is important work – and you need the best resources available to help you do your job. You'll find them here!

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[NEW] Technical Resources and Test Reports for Barrier Walls

When you're constructing a retaining wall, you're often trying to maximize usable space. The ability to build a structurally-sound barrier directly atop a wall is paramount to achieving that goal. After conducting testing in it's state-of-the-art lab to verify the yield line analysis methodology holds true for precast modular blocks reinforced with steel and cast-in-place concrete, Redi-Rock now has definitive design guidance for engineers looking to include parapet traffic or pedestrian barriers atop Redi-Rock walls.

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The Redi-Rock Design Resource Manual

This manual is simplified, optimized, and focused to help make your job easier. It includes a detailed block library of every block in the Redi-Rock arsenal, an installation manual, construction details, FAQs, and more.

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Helpful Engineering Resources

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Redi-Rock Wall+ Software

Redi-Rock offers a free, robust program from Fine software, developers of the GEO5 geotechnical suite of software, to help build confidence in your wall designs.

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Preliminary Wall Sections

The Preliminary Wall Section tool is a great way to get an idea of the best solution for your site! These are optimized wall solutions for your soil and loading conditions.

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Block Library

Redi-Rock is a versatile system with block types that made designing custom walls possible! Get block dimensions and weights for any block in the Redi-Rock system here!

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Construction Details

Designing and building Redi-Rock walls is pretty simple. A few tips and tricks in these common details will get you started off right.

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Specifications & Product Data Sheets

Need specifications and product data sheet for your next project? You'll find them here!

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Testing Reports

Redi-Rock is rigorously tested to ASTM and NCMA standards. View interface shear testing data and connection testing reports here.

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Recorded Engineering Webinars

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Earth Pressure Theory

Practical Review of Factors Affecting Earth-Pressure Retaining Structures Presented by Stan Vitton, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Stan Vitton, a Professor at Michigan Technological University in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, reviews when Rankine's and Coulomb's theories should be applied, then brings the theory full circle by examining a case study.

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Earth Retention Structures

Updates on GRS-IBS, IDEA, and AASHTO MSE Design Presented by Daniel Alzamora, P.E.

Redi-Rock sponsored this webinar hosted through ASCE where Daniel Alzamora, P.E., M.ASCE, the Senior Geotechnical Engineer for the Federal Highway Administration, presented updates on FHWA's programs related to MSE walls.

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Robust Design Framework

Limit Equilibrium Design Approach Addressing Essential Aspects of Geosynthetic Reinforced Walls and Slopes by Dov Leshchinsky, Ph.D.

Dov Leshchinsky, Ph.D. covers the limitations of conventional limit equilibrium (LE) analysis and shares the framework he developed that was published by FHWA in 2016 and recognized by AASHTO in 2020.

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"Having a good looking retaining wall that is also structurally sound enough to support those kinds of loads ... The Positive Connection retaining wall produced by Redi-Rock was absolutely ideal for this."

John McKervey, P.E. JM Engineering Watch the Video