TenCate Excels in Transportation Study

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TenCate Mirafi® RS580i outperformed all geosynthetics tested by the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University in Bozeman, (MT) USA. This independent full-scale unpaved roadway performance study – called “The Relative Operational Performance of Geosynthetics Used as Subgrade Stabilization” – was recently completed. The study was fully funded by nine US Sta... »

Final Report #2: Geosynthetics in Subgrade Stabilization

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From December 2011 through the end of May 2014, the Montana Department of Transportation led a pooled fund study on “Performance of Geosynthetics in Subgrade Stabilization.” The research, which was carried out by the Western Transportation Institute (WTI, based at Montana State University) follows a smaller Phase I, which was carried out in 2008 and 2009 by WTI. DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE ... »

Geomembrane Provides Moisture Barrier for Major Highway

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Interstate 35 (I-35) is a major highway that runs north-south from Laredo, Texas all the way up to Duluth, Minnesota (more than 1,550 miles). A seven-mile stretch of I-35 near Ardmore, Oklahoma is prone to undulations in the pavement owing to expansive clay beneath the road surface. As the moisture content of the clay increases the clay tends to swell, which causes a non-homogenous expansion and c... »

NYSDOT Approves Solmax Geomembranes

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Montreal (Qc) – 2 April 2014: Solmax is proud to announce that its HDPE geomembrane has recently been added to the New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) approved material list. The NYSDOT’s mission is to ensure that their customers, those who live, work and travel in New York State, have a safe, efficient, balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.  As such, t... »

KC Conference Targets Stormwater Management in Transportation

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The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Great Rivers Chapter serves professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska. The Chapter’s Fall Conference will be held 29-30 October 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri at the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza. The conference will operate with the theme “Stormwater Solutions in the Transpor... »