North Carolina

North Carolina


North Carolina

Shored Reinforced Earth Walls Take on Challenging Terrain in North Carolina sticky icon

Reinforced Earth Product in Field

In western North Carolina, in the mountainous terrain of the Pisgah National Forest, few roads are straight, fewer are level, and the combination of straight and level is almost non-existent.  Highways thread their way through meandering valleys or along folded and twisting hillsides, defining the shortest distance between towns.  Some roads, like NC Route 194, just cannot avoid the tortuous curves and terrifying switchbacks imposed by an unforgiving topography, sometimes seeming to trace the alignment of a piece of ribbon candy turned on edge.  Though in places barely two la

Charlotte Light Rail Transit, NC

Reinforced Earth MSE retaining precast wall

The completion of Charlotte's South Corridor Light Rail line add yet another successful project to the long list of passenger rail projects for RECo.  The ten-mile long Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) employs 276,000 square feet of Reinforced Earth walls supporting the electrified rail line.

Charlotte Light Rail Transit, NC

Reinforced Earth MSE Retaining precast Wall

The completion of Charlotte's South Corridor Ligh Rail Line adds yet another successful project to the long list of passenger rail projects for RECo.  The ten-mile long Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) employs 267,000 square feet of Reinforced Earth walls supporting the electrified rail line.