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Tensar Americas Blog / Subgrade Stabilization

by Bryan Gee, on Oct 26, 2020 12:07:48 PM

The mechanisms governing roadway performance are complex. Because roads are designed for long service lives under varying conditions, differences in performance which may seem small at first can be magnified …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructurePublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationPavement DesignAccess RoadsEducation

by Joe Heintz, on Aug 20, 2020 4:18:01 PM

Many private sites are designed with both a thick, heavy-duty pavement and a thinner, light-duty pavement to account for variability in traffic. Often times, these varying pavement thicknesses are directly …

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Topics:GeogridSubgrade StabilizationPavement Design

by Nathan Young, P.E., on Jul 28, 2020 12:01:40 PM

Accurately evaluating subgrade strength is critical for almost any job site. The strength may be acceptable in a few areas, however, assuming that same strength spans the entire site can …

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Topics:Subgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on Mar 30, 2020 1:42:13 PM

Even though Tensar Geogrid has undergone extensive, third-party testing and has been used globally for more than three decades, there are several misconceptions surrounding its application. Below we review the …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridChemical StabilizationSubgrade StabilizationPavement Optimization

by Tensar International, on Mar 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM

How do you repair soft soils? Many have a "go to" method for soil stabilization and assume it's fastest or most cost-effective. But did you know that different methods like …

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Topics:GeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Bryan Gee, on Feb 20, 2020 2:15:00 PM

In 2003, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers defined three primary mechanisms for how geogrids work to stabilize paved and unpaved roads. In an engineering technical letter (ETL), the Corps …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridSubgrade StabilizationPavement DesignPavement OptimizationAccess Roads

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 Scott Phillips, P.E., on Jul 22, 2019 3:42:13 PM

As the demand for energy grows, oil and gas producers are drilling in more remote locations than ever before. These sites are often extremely challenging to reach since they, and …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridSubgrade StabilizationOil & Gas

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 Bryan Gee, on Jun 12, 2019 12:27:31 PM

The Dynamic Cone Penetrometer, or DCP, is one of the most efficient and effective tools available for evaluating the strength of soils on site. It is also used to monitor …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridSubgrade Stabilization