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by Tensar International, on Jun 14, 2019 12:31:07 PM

The use of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) has become routine in road construction. The asphalt pavement milled off during repaving operations is a valuable material which reduces the raw material …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridPublic WorksPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on Jun 13, 2019 3:17:10 PM

In many parts of the South and Midwest, road construction projects use chemical stabilization to deal with weak, wet soils and create an acceptable subgrade. Chemical stabilization is often cost-effective …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksPavement MaintenanceChemical StabilizationSubgrade StabilizationPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on May 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Phased construction has become a common practice in recent years – particularly in residential developments. In order to build a roadway to gain site access as quickly as possible, contractors …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on May 21, 2019 10:33:52 AM

Inventors create new opportunities to change the world. Tensar’s founder, Dr. Frank Brian Mercer, invented the first geogrid and brought it to the United States in 1982. Mercer’s innovation positively …

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Topics:Geogrid

by Tensar International, on May 16, 2019 2:00:00 PM

The use of geogrids for stabilizing aggregate fill materials is well documented. But geosynthetics may also provide a separation barrier between aggregate fills and subgrade materials. The following is a brief …

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Topics:GeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on May 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Pavement engineers are often charged with delivering a high-performing design on a dismal construction budget. With client expectations increasing and roadway construction and maintenance budgets steadily on the decline, “miracle …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on May 13, 2019 11:30:00 AM

This year marked the seventh annual Infrastructure Week, an initiative that calls attention to the increasing need to rebuild and modernize America’s aging infrastructure. This is not a political issue …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksPavement MaintenancePavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on May 3, 2019 3:42:44 PM

Digital innovation is everywhere. From getting a ride using a car share service to “smart” traffic signals that adjust to the flow of cars, to “walking” a client through their …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic Works

by Tensar International, on Mar 5, 2019 12:35:44 PM

Soil reinforcement made from steel or various polymeric materials are conventionally used in many construction projects around the country, but when it comes to areas with more extreme soil chemistries, …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksWalls & SlopesGrade Separation

by Tensar International, on Feb 15, 2019 2:35:00 PM

For more than 30 years, Tensar International has been a leading developer and manufacturer of geogrid products for improving trafficked surfaces. Tensar Biaxial (BX) Geogrid was the world’s first commercially …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization