A risk assessment for MSE wall projects

February 1st, 2018

During the past 40 years, mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls have gained wide acceptance within the public and private sectors, becoming the standard of practice for filled walls. The evolution away from the concrete cantilever wall has occurred primarily because MSE walls are less expensive to construct and easier to design and build. The Federal […]

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AASHTO, FHWA sign new environmental agreement

September 2nd, 2016

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) issued a press release Aug. 31 to announce that it has signed a new five-year cooperative agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to continue the Center for Environmental Excellence. The release said that the agreement will “advance a strategic national program to maximize efficiency, […]

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