Retaining Wall Professionals

As esteemed retaining wall professionals, Schnabel delivers custom earth-retention systems that cater to a variety of project requirements.

Our retaining walls, designed for longevity of 50 to 100 years, take into account specific site conditions such as soil and groundwater, alongside the chosen construction methodologies. As expert retaining wall professionals, we at Schnabel provide a spectrum of durable wall solutions, skillfully addressing unique project challenges and environmental factors.

Whether faced with complex environmental conditions or specific operational requirements, our proficiency as retaining wall professionals ensures clients receive the most effective solution.


Schnabel’s expertise as retaining wall professionals is particularly evident in the construction of permanent retaining walls in cut or partial cut-and-fill situations.

Our practical and economical solutions include permanent tieback, soil nail, and cantilevered pile walls, essential in projects where minimizing impact on adjacent areas is crucial. These walls, built to last decades, undergo thorough environmental compatibility and corrosion risk assessments.

Our commitment as retaining wall professionals is to ensure that every aspect of the wall, from structural elements to aesthetic design, is crafted to endure the test of time and blend seamlessly with the environment.

Boasting over fifty years of experience, Schnabel has cemented its position as a leading team of retaining wall professionals in America. We specialize in tailoring our services to meet the specific needs and environmental conditions of each project. Our team is prepared to assist in choosing the most suitable retaining wall solution. Contact Schnabel to access the expertise of seasoned retaining wall professionals, ensuring your project benefits from our deep-rooted knowledge and experience in this specialized area.

Schnabel is a leading contractor in retaining wall construction, whatever the environment, whatever your operational challenges.

Kennedy Interchange

Schnabel was contracted to design and build permanent retaining walls to improve traffic flow at one of the busiest interchanges in Atlanta, Georgia.

Contractors utilize retaining wall construction featuring permanent tiebacks, soil nails and/or cantilevered pile retaining walls.

US 321

Schnabel designed and constructed 15 permanent tieback walls with a total length of over 8,500 ft. for the Tennessee Department of Transportation during the widening of U.S. 321 on the edge of the Smoky Mountain National Park.


The widening of US 321 through several miles of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park just outside of Gatlinburg, TN utilized Permanent Tieback Walls to minimize the impact to the surrounding environment and preserve the beauty of this majestic area. It took a team approach between Schnabel, Blalock and Sons, Inc. and the Tennessee Department of Transportation to construct one of the largest permanent tieback wall projects in the nation.

Kevin Cargill, P.E., US 321


Schnabel is the sector’s most operationally efficient Geostructural Design & Construction contractor. We optimize efficiencies by leveraging decades of experience and design/build expertise, to innovate processes and approaches that are consistently proven to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients.