June 2021 Speakers Presentation

  • 06/09/2021
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Zoom Online

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4:00 PM (1.0 PDH)

Muscle Wall: Retaining Walls and Erosion

Presented by Mr. Tyler Searle with Muscle Wall

BIO: Tyler Searle is Muscle Wall's Technical Sales Engineer. Tyler studied at Utah State University in Logan, UT where he focused on hydraulic engineering and received a BS in Civil Engineering. Tyler is TECS, Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor Certified, through CDOT and specializes in applications with environmental risk mitigation needs. Tyler aims to use his engineering knowledge and project experience to create a paradigm shift towards a safer and more resilient project future. 

ABSTRACT: The course objective is to review Muscle Wall's portable storm water, flood control, and containment technology used as effective alternatives to silt fencing, sandbags, concrete and earthen solutions. The webinar will discuss specifics of recent deployments, 3rd party testing, and the engineering and logistics behind Muscle Wall solutions.

5:00 PM (1.0 PDH)

Build Better Hardscapes and Retaining Walls Using Geogrid

Presented by Mr. Gregg S. Williams,
Tensar Corporation

BIO: With over 38 years of experience in the geosynthetic industry, Gregg S. Williams is the Regional Manager, Texas Gulf Coast, for the Tensar Corporation. Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1981. He has co-authored several technical papers regarding geosynthetics in Civil Engineering applications and is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

ABSTRACT: Tensar geogrids can be used as a site solution for many civil engineering applications. The use of uniaxial geogrids for grade separation issues and triaxial geogrids for subgrade stabilization and flexible pavement optimization will be discussed, along with the value proposition of utilizing these mechanically stabilized layers.