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What are Geogrids?

A geogrid is a geosynthetic material used to stabilize soil. Today, more pavement designers are choosing to implement geogrids to improve the performance of the aggregate within pavement structures to combat increasing material costs, withstand increasing traffic loads and inadequate pavement structures created with traditional pavement sections. 

How do geogrids work? Geogrids have openings, called apertures, which allow aggregate to strike through and provide confinement and interlock. Geogrids can improve the long-term performance of paved and unpaved roadways by minimizing aggregate movement and maintaining modulus values. 

How Geogrids Work


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True Measure of Performance:
Not All Geosynthetics are Created Equal

Tensar TriAx Geogrid has been tested extensively to ensure
long-term performance and value.

Your reputation is at stake anytime your stamp is used on a design. At Tensar, we don’t take this lightly. That’s why we have invested extensively in research and testing of our TriAx Geogrid, proving its design and performance parameters time and again. You can use your stamp with confidence every time TriAx Geogrid is specified in a design. Don’t risk using products with unproven technologies.

Has your geosynthetic been put to the test? Find out.

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Specifier Checklist

Tensar has invested extensively in research and testing of our TriAx Geogrid, proving its design and performance parameters time and again. If your TriAx spec is challenged by another geosynthetic product, make sure you have an accurate comparison of performance. Our "Specifier Checklist" will allow you to thoroughly review the design parameters and help you protect your TriAx spec.

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Tensar Specifiers Checklist for Pavement Optimization

TriAx Geogrid at Work in the Real World

TriAx Geogrid has helped pavement engineers around the world optimize their designs to get the longest service life for their budget. Due to its ability to efficiently confine aggregate, TriAx reduces the required aggregate and pavement thickness while improving the overall performance. Here are just a few examples of how TriAx Geogrid saves money and extends pavement life.

Cost Savings

TriAx Geogrid saved approximately $1 million on this award-winning project.

TriAx Project Profile: Lake Avenue Orchard Park, NY

Increased Performance 

A TriAx design increases pavement
performance life for a similar cost     
as the original design.

TriAx Project Profile: Northfield Street Reconstruction, VT

Material Savings

TriAx Geogrid reduces overexcavation
and replacement materials by 50% on
this reconstruction project.

TriAx Project Profile: Birmingham Road, Harrison County, OH

Project Timeline Savings

TriAx Geogrid saves construction time compared to a time consuming cement stabilization solution. TriAx Project Profile: Cuyahoga County Airport, OH

Recycled Material

Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) was used in conjunction with TriAx to minimize site haul-off and speed up construction.TX_PP_CO_WCR49_03.2017

Avoid Existing Utility Lines

A TriAx solution minimizes the potential for underground utility conflicts by reducing the required design thickness.TriAx Project Profile: ADI Masonry Court, Burlilngton, ON

With significant cost savings on the line,
it's worth a second look.

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