Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Tavern at the Sun Inn 
564 Main St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018

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Mike Derr 
LVASCE Geotechnical Committee 
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Site Design Considerations for Segmental Retaining Walls 


Presented by Bart Shippee, P.E.

SRW’s can bring tremendous value and solid aesthetics to many land development projects.  But only when they are planned for, designed, and built correctly.  This presentation covers the essential fundamentals of these structures, including SRW system overview, construction costs, roles and responsibilities of design professionals, suggested details for the civil engineer, and a light-hearted review of misapplications and oversights that have appeared (and continue to appear) on grading plans.  Don’t let this happen to you!  After this presentation you will have a better understanding of the components that comprise an SRW system, why you need to properly account for the components, and what to consider when laying out a site that includes segmental retaining walls.



6-7 PM - Social Hour

7-8:30 - Technical Presentation and Dinner

Happy Hour:

Beer, wine and appetizers will be served on the outdoor patio, provided by our sponsors and Tolino Winery

Choice of Dinner :

Pork Tenderloin, apple-onion chutney, whipped goat cheese potatoes, green beens


Crab stuffed shrimp, lemon beurre blanc, rice pilaf, brocconlini

Cost: $35.00 ASCE Members & Non-Members

$20.00 Students

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Thank you to our event sponsors:

Please register by Thursday, May 18, 2017
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For more information please contact:

Mike Derr at MDerr@gtaeng.com