How Segmental Retaining Walls Help in Land Development

Proper site planning can save significant time and money. Segmental retaining walls can convert a slope that uses horizontal space to a vertical grade change creating more useable and valuable land space. Segmental retaining walls should be considered for:

    • Cost effectiveness
    • Performance
    • Aesthetics
    • Versatility
    • Speed of Construction
    • Durability
    • Environmentally Friendly


Examples of Site Utilization:

Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control
Soil stabilization is key to maintaining the integrity of the project site. By increasing the stability of the soil, you can increase your useable space on any project site and help prevent unnecessary erosion.

Water Management
The most significant slopes at most typical land development projects are around the project perimeter, along interior water courses, around stormwater management ponds and wetland boundaries and between buildings. Segmental retaining walls help minimize the loss of valuable real estate at these locations by minimizing developmental impacts of stormwater ponds footprint and encroachments into wetland.

Terraced Walls
Terracing walls creates horizontal spaces that may improve landscape maintenance by eliminating steeper slopes that are hard to vegetate and maintain. Terraces can also provide valuable space for utilization of parking, patios and landscape.

    • Create more useable space by replacing an unusable slope with flat terrain
    • Create a variety of levels, such as terraced gardens and outdoor seating areas