Segmental Retaining Wall (SRW) Committee


Chad David Julius (TE2023)


Develop and maintain consensus standard(s) addressing the design, construction, and quality assurance of segmental retaining wall structures.


Improve or create SRW-related practices and resources that:

  • Encourage safe and economical design;
  • Inform designers, regulators, and users; and
  • Reflect appropriate state-of-the-art design, analyses, research, and field observations.

Some of the planned activities of the Committee are:

  • Identify current practices and resources related to SRW design, construction, or inspection; including gaps;
  • Create, maintain and update appropriate consensus standards;
  • Identify issues requiring additional research or investigation; and
  • Promulgate resources developed under its purview.