New Technical CD Features KeyWall 2007 with LRFD Design Methodology for Keystone Retaining Wall System

    Minneapolis, MN (May 1, 2007) -- A new 2007 Technical CD by Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. featuring KeyWall™ 2007 design software with Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methodology, specifications and technical literature is now available for its structural product line.

    "The Keystone Engineering department develops the Technical CD to provide a complete resource for design professionals working with Keystone structural products. If someone is looking for Keystone unit data, CAD details, geogrid and culvert information or virtually anything else, it is basically all there," said Craig Moritz, P.E., Vice President of Engineering, Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. "Also, the LRFD design methodology's addition to the KeyWall design software will specifically help designers working for highway departments under the 2007 federally mandated design methodology change."

    Keystone Retaining Wall System

    The 2007 Keystone Technical CD includes:

      *KeyWall® 2007 Design Software
      *Typical CAD details (DWG and PDF format)
      *Technical Documents including ICC ESR-2113 Product Evaluation per IBC
      *Product Literature
      *Keystone Design Manual and KeyWall Operating Guide - PDF
      *Technical Information Sheets - PDF
      *Specialty Details and Connection and Shear Data
      *Manta Ray Details - PDF
      *Sample Specifications - RTF and DOC and PDF C *NCMA SRWall Software Data V KeySystem Information

    For more information on the 2007 Keystone Technical CD or to receive a copy, please contact Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. at (800) 747-8971 or visit www.keystonewalls.com

    About Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc.
    For more than 20 years, Keystone Retaining Wall Systems, Inc. has set the standard for excellence and innovation within the segmental retaining wall industry. Symbolizing cutting-edge design, performance and aesthetics, Keystone products and services offer the best site solutions for governmental, commercial/industrial, recreational, public works and residential applications. As the global benchmark, Keystone is present nationwide and has more than 30 international locations.

    Keystone is a subsidiary of CONTECH Earth Stabilization Solutions Inc. (www.contechess.com). To learn more about Keystone's innovative products and services, please visit www.keystonewalls.com or call 800-747-8971.

    CONTACT:
    Tanya Higdem
    thigdem@keystonewalls.com