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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

Restricted Status (Phase One)

The following MSE panel type systems are on restricted status*:

Name Manufacturer Phone
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:

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

Contact Us

Questions regarding the use of any systems may be directed to:

TxDOT Bridge Division
(512) 416-2492

 

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