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Presenter: Tyler James, Case Foundation and 1 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: South Bend, IN

Doubletree by Hilton
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-234-2000

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm

Morning Session: Earth Retention
Soil Mechanics and Earth Retention Design

   Soil investigation
   Developing earth pressures
   Applicable codes and standards
   Design examples

Earth Retention Systems, Part 1

   Sheet pile and soldier pile walls
   Bracing systems
   Tieback anchors
   Soil nail walls

Earth Retention Systems, Part 2

   Secant pile and diaphragm walls
   Top down excavation
   Case histories

Afternoon Session: Foundations
Ground Modification

   Vibro technologies
   Grouting technologies

Drilled Shafts and CFA

   Methods of construction

Driven Piles and Micropiles

   Methods of construction

Deep Foundation Case Histories

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours

     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 continuing education hours/PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Indiana engineers (License No. CE21700059). Architect continuing education providers and courses are not subject to preapproval in Indiana.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any contractor licensing board for continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Tyler James

Project Manager and Superintendent for Case Foundation

Mr. James holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been part of the construction industry and Case Foundation for over 10 years. Mr. James is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), and the ADSC. He has worked on a number of notable projects including: - The I-65 Lincoln Bridge in Louisville, KY - The I-40 over the White River Bridge in Hazen, AR - The Tappan Zee Bridge in New York - Secant wall and drop and vent shafts for the Jefferson Barracks Tunnel Project in StLouis, MO - Auger Cast Piles for the CONRAC Facility at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, ILMr. James’ area of expertise is in soil and rock bearing drilled shafts, secant walls, augercast piles, and deep rock drilling.

Justin Lewis, P.E. (IL)

Division Manager for the Structural Support and Earth Retention System group

Mr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with B.S. (2007) and M.S. (2008) degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a focus on geotechnical engineering. He has worked at Hayward Baker for more than nine years after joining upon completion of his degrees in 2008. He has worked with a wide variety of technologies that Hayward Baker has to offer with particular experience in the fields of jet grouting, earth retention, micropiles, and driven piles. Mr. Lewis has previously held roles as field engineer, project engineer, and project manager. He currently serves as division manager for the Structural Support and Earth Retention System group in the Midwest with responsibilities for managing and supporting a talented team bidding, designing, and managing earth retention and deep foundation projects. Particular areas of expertise and/or experience include jet grouting (structural/bottom seal), sheet piling, soldier beams and lagging, secant/tangent piles, internal bracing, tiebacks, driven piles, and micropiles.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.