Hillside Retaining Wall

An update on the hillside retaining project we previously talked about. You may recall, our client contacted us because she was losing parts of her yard to landslides during heavy rains. We design a retaining system to stop the process. It involved driving about 80 pipe piles, held back by […] Read more »

Hillside Failure Remediation

I was called out on a site visit to take a look at a backyard slope. Behind the house was a beautifully finished backyard, with multiple terraces down to a deck overlooking a ravine. This fall, mudslides carried quite a bit of soil away from the deck supports. What soil […] Read more »

CSES Retaining Wall

The owner and her neighbor cooperated for this retaining wall project. The concrete retaining wall shown here was in danger of failing and falling over. The wall is on the property line and supports the owner’s studio. The danger being if the wall should fail. We designed anchors to prevent […] Read more »