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Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES plenary speakers announced

October 14th, 2019 / By: / GeoWatch

The Welcome Plenary of the Geosynthetics Conference 2020: CASE STUDIES, March 8–10, 2020, features three local case studies, each detailing a project in Charleston, S.C. Speakers represent the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SC-DOT), S&ME Inc. and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Attendees will learn how the unique challenges of design and installation in Charleston’s wetlands and soft soil conditions were overcome across three distinct projects:

I-26 Volvo Interchange—Design-Build Project, Sarah Hamrick Gaffney, P.E., District Construction Engineer, SC-DOT- District 6

Using Geosynthetics to Help Solve Geotechnical Challenges in the High-Seismic, Soft-Ground Environment of the Port Access Road Design-Build Project, Michael S. Ulmer, P.E., Principal Engineer/VP, S&ME, Inc.

Clouter Creek Placement Area—Before and After Geotextiles,
Hanna Gervais, P.E., and Jason Inskeep, EIT, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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