Tensar is giving away a $500 Amazon gift card as part of their SpectraPave Design software challenge. All you have to do is download the free software for design of geogrid subgrade improvement beneath pavements, watch the tutorial video and take a quiz. Then, Bam! You are entered into the giveaway drawing. You might want to check the rest of their rules though. Oh, and the contest ends on March 31, so don’t wait!
Getting Under Your Feet – The Revolutionary Technology of Geogrids
Most people reading this will have driven along a highway recently. But did you ever stop to think about how it stays up? With all the trucks and cars that speed along the average highway every day, it’s a wonder they don’t collapse!
Now how would you feel if you heard that the reason these highways and bridges and embankments manage to stay so stable is all thanks to the simple triangle?
[Editor] Read on for this contributed article from Tensar International! [/Editor]
Major Slope Failure at Yeager Airport in West Virginia
Hanging Lake Tunnel (Colorado) repair nearly complete
A stretch of tunnel on Eastbound I-70 in scenic Glenwood Canyon Colorado was closed last March because of a 70-foot long crack in the ceiling. Since then the two-lane westbound bore has been handling both eastbound and westbound traffic while repairs to the damaged segment were undertaken. This project has a little of everything: heavy excavation, rockfall, slab reinforcing, geofoam, and even geogrid! Read on for more details, a map and photos. (Photo by Concrete Works Of Colorado)