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by Tensar International, on Feb 13, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Experts recommend and use Accelerated Pavement Testing (APT) for performance validation of pavement materials and design methods. With the rising cost of materials and urgent need to improve pavement reliability, …

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Topics:GeogridPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on Feb 11, 2020 1:23:12 PM

Many early geogrid studies were performed on unpaved sections over soft soils or on paved sections with soft subgrades. However, recent research by the US Army Corps of Engineers aimed to compare …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on Dec 30, 2019 10:40:04 AM

The 1970's marked a revolution in the construction of retaining structures and roads, with Tensar’s invention of polymeric geogrids. A geogrid’s main function is to mechanically stabilize granular materials, reinforcing …

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Topics:GeogridTensar History

by Tensar International, on Nov 21, 2019 9:52:03 AM

Tensar recently launched its new light-weight block system, Palisade50, at a special event hosted by Basalite Concrete Products in Colorado Springs. What makes Palisade50 so unique?Each block weighs no more …

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Topics:Walls & SlopesGrade Separation

by Tensar International, on Nov 13, 2019 4:08:08 PM

Living shorelines are a relatively new method to combating coastal erosion. This method uses natural materials that grow over time, ultimately slowing down erosion while enhancing wildlife habitats. Tensar has …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineSustainability

by Tensar International, on Oct 24, 2019 9:19:00 PM

Expansion: it’s a win for communities when roads reach out and connect people to business, resources and formerly rural areas. But another form of expansion – soil that expands when …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on Jul 23, 2019 3:11:09 PM

When facing an emergency landslide repair, SierraScape wire-formed retaining walls from Tensar International offers cost-effective and time saving solutions that include fast design-build for tight budgets. Traditionally, slip repair techniques are both time consuming and …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksWalls & SlopesGrade Separation

by Tensar International, on Jul 12, 2019 9:45:00 AM

Many times there is great risk associated with constructing over a closed landfill. The unknown composition and degradation of the underlying fill can often be a challenge to assess. Differential …

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Topics:GeogridWalls & SlopesGrade SeparationLandfill / Waste Management

by Tensar International, on Jul 11, 2019 12:16:48 PM

Tensar’s Olympia Retaining Wall System is based around a single block that can be set horizontally and vertically in order to create endless pattern options. This allows designers to create …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksWalls & SlopesGrade Separation

by Tensar International, on Jun 21, 2019 11:56:00 AM

Adopting proven, innovative technology is an easy way to raise the standards of our infrastructure while being more efficient with our budgets and time. Tensar recently wrote about the importance …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic WorksPavement Design