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Tensar Corp Blog / Subgrade Stabilization

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

by Tensar International, on Feb 7, 2019 3:49:21 PM

Almost every contractor has faced this problem: you’re ready to go to work, but you can’t get onto the site because of poor site conditions or bad weather. The site …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridEarthLockPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Mike Misitigh, on Jan 23, 2019 12:56:36 PM

Evaluating design options for trackbeds is no easy task. Geotechnical engineers often feel the need to sacrifice performance in order to stay within a tight budget. This sacrifice often leads …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailGeogridSubgrade Stabilization