Evaluation of the SSL MSE PlusTM Retaining Wall System

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0441-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0441-0 (ISBN-10), 1999, Soft Cover, Pg. 150
28 cm, CERF Report: 40441; Technical Evaluation Report; August 199; Prepared by Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center

Document Type: Book


Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF service center.

This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities and limitations of the MSE Plus System, manufactured by SSL, LLC, for use as a mechanically stabilized earth retaining system. The evaluation was conducted based on material, design, construction, performance, and quality assurance information outlined in the HITEC Protocol. The MSE Plus System features rectangular segmental precast concrete facing panels and galanized welded wire, grid-type soil reinforcement.

Subject Headings: Retaining structures | Structural systems | Soil stabilization | Highway and road design | Construction materials | Precast concrete | Reinforced concrete | Innovation


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