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Tensar Americas Blog / Infrastructure

by Katie Phillips, on Oct 27, 2022 10:08:20 AM

With environmental legislation often tangled in red tape, it’s becoming more important for corporations instead of governments to lead the charge on de-carbonization. Although corporations like Apple, Amazon, and Tesla …

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Topics:InfrastructureResiliency

by Tensar International, on Oct 25, 2022 1:21:10 PM

Imagine hauling the Great Pyramid of Giza once a month across the same track over 32 years. That is how much weight has crossed a Tensar geogrid-stabilized segment of railbed …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailway ImprovementSustainability

by Katie Phillips, on Oct 12, 2022 10:30:00 AM

Withstanding the test of time. Reducing risks. Enhancing reliability and adapting quickly to change. These are just a few characteristics of infrastructure built to be more resilient. Building longer-lasting, safer …

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Topics:InfrastructureResiliency

by Katie Phillips, on Oct 6, 2022 11:51:00 AM

With the 2022 InterAxion virtual conference on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot of discussion on resilient infrastructure. However, people associate different meanings with the term "resiliency" while others …

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Topics:InfrastructureResiliency

by Tensar International, on Aug 26, 2022 3:21:30 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 Andres Peralta, P.E., on Jul 7, 2022 10:14:27 AM

Soils with low shear strength, high compressibility, and shrink/swell behavior are common problems for roadway construction and for the long-term design performance of these structures. When choosing a soil stabilization …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridChemical StabilizationSubgrade Stabilization

by Joe Heintz, P.E., on Jun 8, 2022 10:53:54 AM

Industry associations are reporting that supply chain issues and increased demand are creating shortages with cementitious materials like cement, lime and fly ash that are typically used to stabilize soft …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureChemical StabilizationSubgrade Stabilization

by Alec Anderson, P.E., on May 25, 2022 5:06:39 PM

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than half of the streams, rivers and lakes we use for recreation and drinking water are affected by nonpoint sources of …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureChemical StabilizationSubgrade StabilizationAccess Roads

by Joe Heintz, P.E., on May 23, 2022 8:50:38 AM

Chemical soil stabilization methods like cement, lime, and fly ash are popular choices for strengthening poor subgrades. But, do their popularity rest on misunderstandings? The low initial cost of chemicals …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureChemical StabilizationSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on May 17, 2022 9:17:03 AM

In the ancient days (P.C. – that is, pre-Covid), all was right in the land. Workers worked. Drivers drove. And a transportation contractor or road-owner could call a supplier and …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic WorksChemical Stabilization

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