US DOT Awards $234 Million to Ongoing Hurricane Sandy Recovery

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HURRICANE SANDY STORIES ON GEOSYNTHETICA Geosynthetic Responses to Hurricane Sandy Staten Island Gabion Wall after the Storm Revisiting a Dune Core Coastal Protection Installation after Sandy SEE ALSO: Sustainable Slope Stabilization with Geocells (from a storm-challenged area of Punta Raton Beach, Panama) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to... »

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... »

Staten Island Gabion Wall after Super Storm Sandy

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In response to a Nor'easter that hit the coast of Staten Island in March of 2010, a gabion retaining wall was installed along the oceanfront property to protect upland infrastructure from storm damage and wave action. The original wall design consisted of PVC coated galvanized steel gabions, spanning 100' parallel to the shore direction with a 9 ft. vertical height and two 30 ft. return walls at e... »