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Presenter: Terry McCleary

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Louisville, KY

Hilton Garden Inn Airport
2735 Crittenden Drive
Louisville, KY 40209
Phone: 502-637-2424

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 5:00 pm


Types of Retaining Walls

    Traditional cantilevered retaining walls
      • Reinforced concrete walls
      • Reinforced concrete masonry walls
   Soldier pile and lagging walls
   Traditional timber walls
   Traditional gravity walls
      Mass concrete 
      Stone 
      Gabion walls 
      Crib walls
   Reinforced soil retaining walls
   Anchored retaining walls (tie-backs, soil nailing, etc.)
   Temporary retaining walls
   Over-steepened reinforced slopes
   Sheet pile 
   Fabric wrapped walls
   Private-sector vs. highway retaining wall systems


Retaining Wall Design

   Soil design parameters
   Lateral earth pressure
   External stability
      • Sliding 
      • Overturning
      • Bearing capacity
      • Settlement 
      • Scour
   Internal stability 
   Global stability
   Special considerations for tiered retaining walls
      Backfill 
      Groundwater
      Service life 
      Design software


Slope Stabilization

   Science of slope stability
   Surficial vs. deep-seated slope stability
   Long term vs. short term stability
   Slope stabilization techniques
      • Regrading
      • Excavation and replacement
      • Slope reinforcement/pinning
      • Ground improvement
      • Toe retaining walls


Retaining Wall and Slope Stabilization Case Histories

   Various commercial, residential projects
   Various highway and institutional projects

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects
     7.0 Contact Hours (HSW)
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 Contact Hours (HSW)
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 CECs

Contractors
     Non-Credit CE Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW contact/continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects in most states, including Kentucky. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Kentucky.

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Courses approved by the LACES are deemed approved for Kentucky landscape architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects and landscape architects.

The Association of Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 7.0 CECs.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It is not approved by any state licensing entity for contractor 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.

Speakers:

Terry McCleary

McCleary Engineering

McCleary Engineering specializes in geotechnical investigations and recommendations for foundation design, retaining walls, slope stability, embankments, pavement design and rehabilitation, subgrade treatments and other engineering services such as drainage studies. McCleary Engineering is Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) prequalified in the general geotechnical services, subsurface explorations, structure geotechnical reports and construction inspection categories.

Mr. McCleary has nearly 19 years of construction and geotechnical engineering experience with IDOT. Six years were spent on the front lines of contract administration in construction as a resident engineer on bridge and roadway projects which included construction layout, material inspection and construction practice inspection. For the last 13 years at IDOT, Mr. McCleary was the District #3 geotechnical engineer, working with hands-on subsurface investigations; analysis, design, and inspection of geotechnical engineering projects; and on-the-spot problem solving. He has served on numerous statewide committees involving abutment design, piling, aggregate subgrade, subgrade stability, pavement under drains and pavement rehabilitation. He served on a nationwide Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) pooled fund study on deep soil mixing technology. In 2009, Mr. McCleary left IDOT to work full time at his company, McCleary Engineering. Mr. McCleary is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Georgia, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Deep Foundations Institute, the Pile Driving Contractors Association and the Illinois Association of Highway Engineers. He is currently serving on the NCHRP Committee for the Research of Bridge Scour on Gravel Bed Rivers.

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.