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Mechanically stabilized earth

Unrestricted status; phase two

The following mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) panel type systems are approved for unrestricted use on TxDOT projects:
Name Manufacturer Phone
Reinforced Earth Walls The Reinforced Earth Company
1331 Airport Freeway, Suite 302
Euless, TX 76040-4150
817-283-5503
Vist-A-Wall Precast MSE Walls
(Grid-Strip, Wide Mesh)
Contech Engineered Solutions LLC
650 Justice Lane
Mansfield, TX 76063
800-338-1122
Strengthened Soil Walls ROSCH Earth Technologies
18390 Wings Corporate Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-519-7770
Structural Embankment MSE Walls

Structural Embankment, LLC
P.O. Box 2200
Weatherford, TX 76086
817-599-5700
Tricon Retained Soil Walls Tricon Precast, Ltd.
15055 Henry Road
Houston, TX 77060
281-931-9832
VP Wall System Valley Prestress Products, Inc.
1520 Calhoun Road
P.O. Box 309
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
979-234-7899
Jobe Wall System Jobe Materials, L.P.
12123 Dyer Street 
El Paso, TX 79934
915-298-9900

Restricted status; phase one

The following MSE panel type systems are on restricted status*:
Name Manufacturer Phone
EarthTec Ground Improvement Systems, LLC 
114 South Collins Street
Arlington, TX 76024
817-223-0969
MSE Plus SSL Construction Products
4740 Scotts Valley Drive, Suite E
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
831-430-9300
Tensar ARES Retaining Wall System Tensar Earth Technologies, Inc.
2500 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 500
Alpharetta, GA 30009
770-344-2090
TriWeb Retained Soil Wall System Tricon Precast, Ltd.
15055 Henry Road
Houston, TX 77060
281-931-9832

*Systems on restricted status have been reviewed and approved by TxDOT, but have not yet been approved for unrestricted status according to DMS-4800. These systems are expected to perform acceptably and should be considered for inclusion on projects.

Note: TxDOT policy does not allow the use of restricted systems on projects with the following:

  • Over 50,000 square feet of MSE wall.
  • Walls over 25 feet tall.
  • Walls supporting or immediately adjacent to interstate highways.

Questions? Contact the Bridge Division.