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I-405: MSE Retaining Wall Aesthetics Blend with Natural Surroundings

Reinforced Earth Product in Field

The Seattle area is a majestic and awe inspiring place to live or visit. With an incredibly varied terrain, interesting weather patterns, rivers, lakes, streams, bays, and about any other way to describe bodies of water, it might be one of the more challenging places to build the modern highway.  The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is doing just that. 

 

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA

Reinforced Earth MSE precast retaining wall

Expansion of the SeaTac International Airport in the State of Washington (USA) included construction of a third runway, which required installation of a series of single face and multi-tiered Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall structures.  The tallest of these MSE walls consisted of a four-tier structure with a total exposed height of approximately 43 meters (45 meters with wall base embedment

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, WA

Reinforced Earth MSE retaining precast wall

Expansion of the SeaTac International Airport in the State of Washington (USA) included construction of a third runway, which required installation of a series of single face and multi-tiered Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall structures.  The tallest of these MSE walls consisted of a four-tier structure with a total exposed height of approximately 43 meters (45 meters with wall base embedment