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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 Steve Williams, 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 …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & Marine

by Steve Williams, 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 …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & Marine

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 David Lipomi, on Dec 19, 2019 11:17:50 AM

Extreme cold weather has the potential to wreak havoc on any construction project, but this is especially true for roads. In a perfect world, excavation, soil stabilization and pavement placement …

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Topics:RoadwaysSubgrade StabilizationAccess Roads

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 Mike Misitigh, on Oct 17, 2019 11:18:00 AM

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA), the nation’s foremost authority on industry practices, has recognized the value of geogrid technology for trackbed stabilization by including a …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailway ImprovementGeogrid