Mason Events & Programs

1 AIA/LA CES Lunch 'n Learn — Segmental Retaining Wall Design and Construction

Length: 1 hour AIA Provider Number: J374 AIA Course Code: OC105 AIA Credit: 1 LU/HSW LA CES LA CES Course Code: OC105 LA CES Credit: 1 PDH (HSW), DP PDH: 1 PDH for Engineers

Date: June 21st

Place: O&G’s Mason Store and Showroom

Address:  325 Hancock Avenue | Bridgeport CT

Time:  11:45AM – 1:00PM 

Overview: This program will address the basic concepts about segmental retaining wall (SRW) systems. The presentation will address the history of reinforced earth structures and summarize the site conditions that impact SRW performance and design. Installation details, the proper construction sequence, and specifications are also addressed.

Learning Objectives:

· Participants will learn the types and applications for earth retaining wall systems.  

· Participants will gain a greater understanding of how to specify segmental retaining walls.

· Participants will learn the site conditions that influence system performance and design.

· Participants will understand the overall construction sequence for segmental retaining walls.

RSVP: click here to email or call Anita Goerig at (203) 881-5192

Presenter:  Kevin Earley, LEED Green Associate with an M.S. in Engineering Geology from Drexel University. He is one of the contributing Principal Authors of the ASCE’s Permeable Pavement Manual and is past chairman of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI)’s Technical Committee.  

Earley is a member of three ASCE Standards Committee including: Interlocking Concrete Pavement design, PICP design, and the PICP Task Committee. He is also a voting member of ASTM C-15, Manufactured Masonry Units, and was appointed to an ASTM Technical Advisory Committee developing Product Category Rules for unit concrete products.

He has over 20 years’ experience related to geotechnical and environmental solutions using concrete products and regularly speaks to specifiers, contractors and manufacturers on stormwater topics, earth retaining wall structures and concrete industry developments.   

Mr. Earley is currently Director, Hardscape Solutions for Oldcastle Architectural supporting the promotion, design, and construction of permeable pavements and segmental retaining walls.