October 10, 2016

Event Details

  • Date:

nags-webinar-img-102616NCMA / IGS-NA Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices Webinar

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 01:00 – 02:30 PM EDT.


This 1.5 hour presentation, based on the NCMA recently released “Segmental Retaining Wall Best Practices Guide,” introduces the best practices for design, specification, construction and inspection for segmental retaining walls developed based on over 20 years of industry experience. 1.5 PDHs will be awarded to each registered participant

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this program, participants will:

  • Understand the new recommendations for SRW Design and Construction
  • Be familiar with new SRW detailing options
  • Understand material specifications for Commercial SRW projects
  • Become familiar with key SRW construction practices

This presentation is intended for designers, specifiers, inspectors and students interested in segmental retaining wall design, construction and inspection. Attendees will learn about the latest industry recommendations for specifications, construction practices, detailing and inspection.

Registration Fee:
IGS-NA (NAGS), IGS and NCMA members – $50
Non-members – $75


About the Speaker – Scott Vollmer, P.E. – Old Castle:
SCOTT VOLLMER is Market Manager for Oldcastle Architectural South Region. Mr. Vollmer is on numerous National Concrete Masonry Association’s SRW committees and task groups and regularly teaches the NCMA’s Level I SRW Contractor Certification Course. Previous experience includes 12 years as the Region Manager for Keystone Retaining Wall Systems for the Southeastern US, over 2 years as Keystone Carolinas’ geosynthetics manager, 9 years as Contech Construction Product’s geosynthetics specialist for the Mid-Atlantic region focusing soil reinforcement for retaining walls, reinforced slopes and subgrade stabilization. He also has 9 years of experience as a geotechnical engineer for S&ME in Raleigh, NC and Law Engineering in Jacksonville, FL. He is a registered engineer and has a BS in civil engineering (1980) and a MCE in soil mechanics (1981) from N.C. State University.

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