Dominican Republic farm road improved with new retaining walls

June 1st, 2013 / By: / Feature, Geogrids, Reinforcement, Transportation

Geogrid reinforcement improves access. By Ángel Conde Introduction The 25-km dirt road from Jarabacoa to Constanza in the mountainous central region of the Dominican Republic has long been a lifeline for local farmers transporting their bananas, vegetables, strawberries, coffee, and flowers. But the road suffered from landslides, severe erosion, and uneven surfaces, which slowed the […]

 

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