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Tensar Americas Blog / Subgrade Stabilization

by Rodrigo Valencia, on Aug 16, 2022 11:00:00 AM

An increased demand for more sustainable energy sources has resulted in more development of renewable energy sites like wind farms. However, wind farms are traditionally found in remote locations where …

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Topics:Subgrade StabilizationSustainabilityEnergy

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 Alec Anderson, P.E., on Mar 10, 2022 11:46:54 AM

When soft soils are encountered on a job site, many contractors automatically turn to the same solutions they've always used. However, their "go to" method may not be the cheapest …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureSubgrade StabilizationAccess Roads

by Katie Phillips, on Jan 10, 2022 10:55:20 AM

Helping engineers, contractors and owners design and build with confidence is at the core of all Tensar solutions. For years, civil construction professionals trusted our design software, SpectraPave™, to evaluate …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationSustainabilityCompany NewsRoads

by Katie Phillips, on Oct 14, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Time is our most valuable commodity - once it's lost, it can never be replenished. Contractors, engineers and others working in civil construction know this all too well. Delays brought …

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Topics:RoadwaysPublic WorksSubgrade StabilizationRoads

by Katie Phillips, on Sep 17, 2021 9:48:24 AM

What do you get when a geosynthetic leader builds on 50 years of research, invests in 10,000+ hours in R&D, and mobilizes 12 global product teams? The most advanced geogrid …

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Topics:InfrastructureSubgrade StabilizationPavement Optimizationhighways

by Bryan Gee, P.E., on Jun 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The road construction industry has a long history of innovation. From the Romans paving the way for our modern road infrastructure to technological breakthroughs like the building information modeling (BIM) …

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Topics:InfrastructureSubgrade StabilizationPavement Optimizationhighways

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