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MSE Retaining Walls and Global Stability


Mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls are one of the most cost effective and widely used retaining wall systems in the U.S. today; however, most projects do not provide the owner with a comprehensive retaining wall design. This webinar will discuss all of the design conditions associated with an MSE wall and how to ensure they are properly accounted for during the design process. A big part, yet often overlooked component, of any retaining wall design is global stability. This webinar will discuss what it is, who is responsible for it and how to address it.

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states
  • This webinar will be available as a recording.


  • Bill Simpson, P.E.

    Bill Simpson, P.E., began practicing geotechnical structure design while still a student working on his BSCE and MSCE degrees at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He continues designing in this field to this day. Over the course of his career, he has worked on over 1,200 projects and 10 million square feet of earth structure each year. He works with owners, contractors and other engineers to provide designs that are not only structurally sufficient, but also financially responsible.

December 7, 2021
Tue 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 30M

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