Earth Retention Systems

Earth Retention is a term that is used when holding or retaining the soil laterally when safe sloping the excavation is not an option. Traditional techniques include steel piling or lagging walls, but this doesn’t always work in every site, particularly in urban environments. Atlas has a variety of earth retention systems that can be used when an excavation is required but the necessary amount of room to safely slope the soil is not available.

There are many different types of earth retention systems available, as well as temporary and permanent applications. Some examples are listed below:

  • Sheet Pile
  • Soldier Pile
  • Soil Nail Shotcrete
  • H-Pile Lagging
  • Secant Wall