<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://px.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=1046178&amp;fmt=gif">
More Info
EARN PDHs
CONTACT US

Paul Schmitz

Recent Posts by Paul Schmitz:

by Paul Schmitz, on Apr 7, 2021 12:25:23 PM

When it comes to building more resilient infrastructure, shifting perspectives and influencing change is not an easy task. Conventional construction methods may seem like the “tried and true” solution, but …

Read Story
Topics:Public WorksSustainability

by Paul Schmitz, on Mar 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Everyone seems to agree that resilient infrastructure sounds good in theory – building longer-lasting, safer structures that will cost less to maintain over time makes perfect sense. However, putting these …

Read Story
Topics:Public WorksSustainabilityBuilding Resilient Roads

by Paul Schmitz, on Mar 3, 2021 12:06:10 PM

What if our infrastructure could be more sustainable without increasing the costs to maintain it? It’s hard to argue against a solution that would accomplish these goals, however, the route …

Read Story
Topics:Public WorksSustainabilityBuilding Resilient Roads

by Paul Schmitz, on Jul 30, 2020 2:35:00 PM

Over the past eight weeks we have looked at the various impacts of COVID-19 on transportation construction. Even though this pandemic has caused major disruptions across the board, we can …

Read Story
Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic Works

by Paul Schmitz, on Jul 23, 2020 2:00:00 PM

In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law to revive the economy teetering on the brink of a major depression. A portion of these stimulus funds …

Read Story
Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic Works

by Paul Schmitz, on Jul 16, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Working on the assumption that a stimulus bill will be passed, states then must decide how to prioritize the vast number of infrastructure projects on their dockets. Should projects that …

Read Story
Topics:InfrastructurePublic Workshighways

by Paul Schmitz, on Jul 9, 2020 2:00:00 PM

As we discussed in Part 4 of our series, COVID-19 has drastically reduced revenues that states depend on for funding infrastructure improvements. This large deficit has sparked calls for help …

Read Story
Topics:InfrastructurePublic Workshighways

by Paul Schmitz, on Jun 25, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Most states depend on tax revenues generated from gas sales and tourism to fund necessary infrastructure projects. Due to stay at home orders, many are experiencing a 30-50% drop in …

Read Story
Topics:InfrastructurePublic Workshighways

by Paul Schmitz, on Jun 19, 2020 2:00:00 PM

As we start to adjust to our new circumstances caused by COVID-19, companies operating in the transportation construction sector must also plan for long-term impacts. How will new regulations and …

Read Story
Topics:InfrastructurePublic Works

by Paul Schmitz, on Jun 11, 2020 2:00:00 PM

How has the “new normal” directly impacted public transportation projects? What hurdles are being encountered on job sites and have any new design approaches emerged as a result of COVID-19? …

Read Story
Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic Works

About the Tensar Blog

Tensar invests heavily in research and development. This endeavor leads to new findings, new products and new resources that we often share via our blog.

You can easily find an article of interest by date or topic by selecting one of the following:

Are you ready to build better?

Get started today by subscribing to stay current on all things geogrid.