<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
Steve Williams, P.E.

Steve Williams, P.E.

Recent Posts by Steve Williams, P.E.:

by Steve Williams, P.E., on May 18, 2022 1:17:01 PM

Construction in coastal areas has never been easier with the development of the Triton® Coastal & Waterway Systems from Tensar. Flexible and resilient, Tensar's Triton Marine Mattresses adapt to the …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Mar 1, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Over the past decade, Florida’s gulf coast has seen numerous challenges. The oil spill from BP Discovery and Hurricane Matthew were two historic events that caused major damage to Florida’s …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Dec 21, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Since 1993 over 7.7 million cubic yards of sand have been pumped onto the beaches of Longboat Key to counteract the erosive forces of waves from the Gulf of Mexico …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainabilityCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Oct 29, 2020 10:37:11 AM

Hardened shorelines, such as bulkheads, are methods commonly used to protect against coastal erosion. However, it's been found that they may actually encourage erosion instead. These structures deflect the wave …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Sep 1, 2020 1:15:00 PM

With the expansion of the Panama Canal, America’s ports are seeing unprecedented growth. Increased maritime traffic puts a strain on our shipping channels and maintenance activities, such as dredging and …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Jun 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM

As the City of Seattle grew, its naturally sloping beaches gave way to concrete seawalls and large ships, creating havoc on the dwindling Chinook salmon population. Since Chinook is listed …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Apr 22, 2020 11:30:00 AM

In 2015, Gator Lake located in Panama City Beach, was facing a serious threat from erosion. Triton Marine Mattresses were installed to help dissipate the wave energy causing scour. In …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Mar 31, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Since the year 2000, the Panama Canal has depended on Tensar Triton Marine Mattresses to protect its shores from scour caused by large ships. This video gives a brief look …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Jan 24, 2020 4:31:11 PM

Average water levels are on the rise around our nation's coasts and waterways which have people scrambling to find efficient methods to save our eroding shores. However, some of these …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & Marine

by Steve Williams, P.E., on Jan 14, 2020 4:29:59 PM

Prior to the construction of the Manahawkin Bay Bridge project in New Jersey, scour conditions were identified during regular inspections conducted by the NJDOT. As a result, the FHWA requested …

Read Story
Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & Marine

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.