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The main material used in the construction of a segmental retaining wall is the block. But, other materials are needed as well.

Another essential element is the stone used in the foundation, the cores of the block and the area of backfill, usually about one foot.

The stone, rock, aggregate has several purposes

Foundation: the material for the base course of block to sit. The two most common rocks are 57 or 21A stone

Core Filling: usually filled with 57 stone, this helps with drainage and locks the block into place

Backfill: once again, 57 stone is used for the one foot of backfill, this helps remove the water out and away from the wall


Luck Stone - Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Luck Stone Corporation is one of the largest, family-owned and operated aggregates companies in the U.S. and is one of the largest producers of crushed stone in the nation. Founded by Charles S. Luck, Jr. in 1923, the company has thrived under the leadership of three generations of the Luck family. Luck Stone is also a leading architectural stone and tennis court supplier with operations in Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland. - Locations

Martin Marietta Materials - Martin Marietta Aggregates is a leading producer of construction aggregates in the United States, supplying the crushed stone, sand and gravel used to build the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live. The Company has more than 300 quarries and distribution facilities in 28 states, the Bahamas and Nova Scotia.- Locations

Vulcan - Vulcan Materials Company, based in Birmingham, Alabama, provides infrastructure materials that are required by the American economy. Vulcan is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates, a major producer of other construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete and a leading producer of cement in Florida. - Locations



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