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Tensar Americas Blog / Coastal, Waterways, & Marine

by Steve Williams, 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 …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, 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 …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

by Steve Williams, 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 …

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Topics:Coastal, Waterways, & MarineCoastal & Marine

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 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 Feb 6, 2019 11:39:48 AM

Triton Coastal and Waterway Systems from Tensar International Corporation feature a number of innovative composite marine structures used for construction applications in and around water. Triton Systems are made of …

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Topics:GeogridCoastal, Waterways, & Marine

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