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Tensar Corp Blog / Subgrade Stabilization

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

by Tensar International, on May 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Phased construction has become a common practice in recent years – particularly in residential developments. In order to build a roadway to gain site access as quickly as possible, contractors …

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Topics:RoadwaysGeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on May 16, 2019 2:00:00 PM

The use of geogrids for stabilizing aggregate fill materials is well documented. But geosynthetics may also provide a separation barrier between aggregate fills and subgrade materials. The following is a brief …

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Topics:GeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Bryan Gee, on May 14, 2019 4:30:00 PM

When a pavement fails to reach its expected design life, how often is this the result of problems with the hot mix asphalt used? In my experience, the answer to …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationPavement DesignPavement Optimization

by Joe Heintz, on Mar 18, 2019 4:56:24 PM

Tensar International has released a major update to its established SpectraPave Software that lets designers, contractors and owners assess the complete short and long-term costs of pavement design options. SpectraPave’s …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on Feb 15, 2019 2:35:00 PM

For more than 30 years, Tensar International has been a leading developer and manufacturer of geogrid products for improving trafficked surfaces. Tensar Biaxial (BX) Geogrid was the world’s first commercially …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on Feb 10, 2019 3:50:00 PM

Compared to other geotextiles or flexible grids, Tensar Geogrids spread road loads over a wider area of subgrade, lessening the impact of heavy loads and reducing installation and maintenance costs …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridEarthLockPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization