LC040: Precast Retaining Walls from the Ground Up
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Learn all there is to know about building retaining walls in this two-day seminar.
Participants will explore why walls fail, proper construction techniques and selecting the walling system to meet your project and permit requirements. The importance of soil structure, drainage, surcharge loads, granular backfill, base preparation, selection and use of geogrids, filter blankets, and proper compaction will be discussed in detail.
Participants will build steps, walls, and pillars using various precast retaining wall products. Along with constructing a concrete block wall and facing it with natural stone ledge rock. The wall will be capped with hand-chiseled coping.
Participants will leave with a sound understanding of how to build retaining walls.

Participants are required to bring personal protective equipment including work boots, gloves, eye and hearing protection, particulate mask, etc., bring along a 2-3 lb. steel mallet, one splitting chisel and one facing chisel.

LO member price: $436.00
Non-member price: $590.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: Landscape Ontario, 7856 5th Line S., Milton
Instructor: Collin Shotlander, Hybrid Landscape Management
Dates: Wednesday February 15, 2023 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday February 16, 2023 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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