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LOCATION

Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

Client

Pickering Valley Landscape, Inc., Glenmoore, PA

Product used

Sleeve-It™

Application

Segmental Retaining Wall (SRW), Sleeve-It™ Fence Integration System

About the project

Security is a top priority in the shipping industry. So when plans for DHL’s new 2,90,000 square foot distribution facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania, called for 3,450 linear feet of retaining wall along the perimeter of the 72-acre site, the chain link fencing above the walls quickly became a topic of concern for the wall contractor and construction manager. 

The conventional system was to offset the fence post 36” from the dry stack wall face and install a fence post foundation. 

We suggested they use our advanced pre-engineered product called Sleeve-It™. In all, over 350 Sleeve-It™ units were installed during the wall construction. Sleeve-It™ is typically pre-assembled at the material staging area for the wall, then set in place with desired post spacing when the wall has reached approximately 24” from the top of the wall. When the wall construction was completed, the fence installer arrived to complete the perimeter fencing. 

The result was a well-secured facility completed on time, within budget and able to deliver the peace of mind that goes with it. 

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