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The Advantages of Lap Joints in RECo Wall Design

2024-01-05T19:21:51+00:00June 6th, 2023|Blog Articles|

Precast concrete facing panels are the most common of facing elements used in MSE wall construction along highways. RECo’s concrete panels employ a lap joint on all horizontal and vertical joints, whereby panel-to-panel contact is avoided and flexibility of the facing is assured. This flexibility is maintained [...]

Embedment of MSE Walls

2023-06-19T17:56:33+00:00June 6th, 2023|Blog Articles|

MSE walls are embedded below the finished ground line for a several reasons. The first but least significant reason is for appearance. Since MSE walls use standard panel sizes their base is comprised of a series of steps, which in combination with the leveling pad, produces a [...]

Should MSE Walls be Embedded Below the Frost Depth?

2023-06-19T17:57:07+00:00June 6th, 2023|Blog Articles|

Many engineers unfamiliar with MSE walls make the assumption that these walls must be founded below the prevailing depth of frost. This is simply not necessary and results in an unnecessary expense when it is enforced as a project specification. The practice of not embedding MSE walls [...]

Embedment of MSE River Walls

2023-06-19T17:58:09+00:00June 6th, 2023|Blog Articles|

Nowhere is the need for the embedment of an MSE wall more important than with walls that have their toes submerged in a river or other body of water. In these cases, it is standard to provide increased scour protection (from tidal, wave, ice and storm impacts) [...]

The Protect Business Line for Protecting Structures

2023-06-19T18:18:22+00:00April 19th, 2023|Blog Articles|

PROTECT is a business line in Reinforced Earth Company Ltd. (RECo) for applications involving rockfall and avalanche protection, landslide protection, erosion protection, waves and floods protection, and industrial risks protection, with the ambition to address slope management, river and floodplain management, and shoreline management issues for our customers. Products [...]

The Cross Business Line for Crossing Structures

2023-06-19T18:18:46+00:00April 19th, 2023|Blog Articles|

CROSS is a business line in Reinforced Earth Company Ltd. (RECo) for applications involving bridge abutments, arch bridges, cut and covers, tunnel extensions, and other crossing structures. Products in the CROSS business line include Reinforced Earth® and TechSpan®. RECo offers a variety of bridge abutment and bridge crossing solutions [...]

The Retain Business Line for Retaining Structures

2023-06-19T18:19:50+00:00April 14th, 2023|Blog Articles|

RETAIN is a business line in Reinforced Earth Company Ltd. for applications involving retaining walls and reinforced fill slopes. Products in the RETAIN business line include Reinforced Earth®, TerraLink™, T-Wall®, and TechWall™. This group of products fulfills the need of the construction industry for various retaining applications, [...]

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