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Tensar Americas Blog / Pavement Maintenance

by Andrew Dietz, on Dec 3, 2021 12:20:05 PM

At first blush, the Biden Administration’s infrastructure bill appears to be very good news for road contractors. Clocking in at over a trillion dollars, it holds the promise for a …

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Topics:RoadwaysPublic WorksPavement MaintenanceSustainabilityAsphalt Reinforcement

by Dennis Rogers, on Oct 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM

Serving as the District Maintenance Engineer for Caltrans’ District 9 (Bishop) for over 22 years, John Fox has overseen thousands of miles of pavement preservation treatments including polymer modified gap …

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Topics:RoadwaysPublic WorksPavement Maintenance

by Jeffrey Rasche, on Feb 12, 2021 10:54:57 AM

One common solution that's used to address fatigue and reflective cracking in pavements is applying an asphalt overlay directly on top of the existing pavement. Although this approach provides some …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic WorksPavement Maintenance

by Jeffrey Rasche, on Nov 13, 2020 1:45:51 PM

It can be very confusing when deciding among different fiberglass paving mats in the marketplace. Although they may appear to have similar physical properties when comparing technical data sheets, it's …

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Topics:Public WorksPavement Maintenance

by Jeffrey Rasche, on Aug 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM

In a pavement interlayer, a coating protects the fibers from mechanical and chemical damage during shipping, storage, installation and post construction. That same coating forms all of the strands into …

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Topics:Public WorksPavement Maintenance

by Jeffrey Rasche, on Jun 4, 2020 11:15:00 AM

The traditional remedy for addressing cracks in pavement has been to install a thicker asphalt overlay. Although this solution is cost-effective and solves the immediate issue, it’s only a matter …

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Topics:Public WorksPavement Maintenance

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 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 Jeffrey Rasche, on Feb 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM

In the world of pavements, an interlayer refers to any material or combination of materials that are used between two pavement layers to improve the performance of the pavement. Functions …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksPavement Maintenance

by Tensar International, on Dec 5, 2018 1:47:51 PM

Tensar empowers you to achieve cost-effective, reliable engineered solutions. Fueled by an innovative spirit, our industry-leading technology solves the toughest of soil stabilization, earth reinforcement, and site development challenges. Tensar …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureMiningRailway ImprovementGeogridPublic WorksPavement MaintenanceWalls & SlopesGrade Separation

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