The Road Ahead: Transportation Engineering

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The GeoAmericas 2016 transportation engineering track will hold paper presentation sessions on April 11 and 12 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel on South Beach. These sessions will present state of practice solutions and state-of-the-art ideas to enrich engineers, contractors, and other project stakeholders. The full GeoAmericas 2016 conference–the 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics&#... »

STGEC 2015 Coming to Greenville

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The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will host the 46th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference, which offers geosynthetics, geohazards, erosion control, and other geotechnical professionals an excellent opportunity to interact. STGEC 2015 will be held 19 – 23 October 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Greenville. EVENT WEBSITE Greenville is a strong choice... »

High-Strength Geotextiles Flex Their Muscle

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Geotextiles have been developed and installed in civil engineering projects since the 1950s. Largely emerging in response to flooding and storm events in the Netherlands and the United States, these synthetic “technical textiles” have grown substantially in use. They commonly provide cushioning and protection, filtration and drainage, and soil separation characteristics. Few geosynthetic-related p... »