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for Railroads, Highways, & Waterways

Inverted T-WALL ®
A New Solution from The Neel Company Contact us to discuss
an innovative
T-WALL solution for
your project needs.

703 913 7858

Conventional T-WALL Inverted T-WALL


Inverted T-WALL is a concept in which the shortest possible T-WALL

units are placed at the bottom of the retaining wall structure and
successively longer units are stacked on top. This new Inverted
T-WALL structure offers significant advantages for highway and rail,
including reduced excavation and shoring.
Railway Interchange 2017
Read more about Inverted T-WALL below or scroll straight to our September 17–20, 2017
recently completed BNSF project featuring the new Inverted T-WALL
Indianapolis, Indiana
Booth #4477
solution. You can also view the BNSF project on our website.

Solutions for Highway John Carey Announces

His Retirement
• Add Lanes
• Keep Traffic Moving
• Less Granular Fill
• Less Excavation
• Reduce/Eliminate Shoring
• Less Material Hauling
• Maintain Tight R-O-Ws

With reduced or eliminated

excavation, Inverted T-WALL
allows for lane additions/highway expansion without the closure of
existing lanes. Inverted T-WALL can be constructed within its own
footprint – optimal for tight areas.

For more than 30 years John
Carey has been a vital re-
source to The Neel Company.
We will miss his dedication
and attention to detail. We
wish him a wonderful and
relaxing retirement.

Please direct any inquiries

and current correspondence
regarding production and
construction to Chris Galletly.
8’ (0.4H) 15’ (0.7H + 1’)

Inverted T-WALL has a 45% Smaller Base Width than MSE

• 50% Less Granular Fill
• Reduced/Eliminated Shoring Other Recently
• 33% Less Excavation Completed
• 50% Less Excavated Material to Haul T-WALL Projects

Solutions for Rail

• Add Tracks
• Keep Trains Moving
• Eliminate/Minimize
Zone A Encroachment
• Less Granular Fill
• Less Excavation Kosciuszko Bridge Phase 1
• Reduce/Eliminate Shoring New York, NY
• Less Material Hauling Learn more
• Maintain Tight R-O-Ws

The small footprint of Inverted T-WALL can greatly reduce or elimi-

nate Zone A Encroachment. When adding tracks in a tight right-of-
way, Inverted T-WALL can keep trains moving.

SEPTA Frazer Yard

Malvern, PA
Learn more

BNSF Kelso to Martins Bluff
Kalama, WA

Hillsdale Drive Extension

Charlottesville, Va
Learn more

The first Inverted T-WALL project, Task 5 Kelso to Martins Bluff, was
completed in early 2017. Over 64,000 SF of standard and Inverted
T-WALL were installed to support the new track.

Task 5 was constructed as part of the BNSF/WS DOT third track ini-
tiative between Kelso and Longview Junction. The entire initiative Point Defiance - Sound Transit
included 3.7 miles of mainline track in order to separate freight and Tacoma, WA
passenger rail traffic and relieve choke points. T-WALL was utilized
on the Task 4, 5, and 6 portions of the project.

Existing tracks remained open during construction, as Inverted

T-WALL significantly reduced encroachment on the A Zone. Because
both Inverted T-WALL and conventional T-WALL can be constructed
within their own footprint, BNSF was able to build the additional
track within the existing tight right-of-way—an area flanked by ac-
tive tracks and wetlands.
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