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Embankment reinforcement using 1750 kN/m strength geogrids

High-strength geogrids designed and installed for slope stabilization on Florianopolis Ring Road in Brazil.

Features, News | June 1, 2023 | By: Emilia Andrade; Carlos Rodriguez, MSCE; Vona Ojaruega, MSCE; Cassio Carmo, Ph.D.; and Leonardo Santana

Figure 1 Installation of the high-strength, high-modulus geogrid. In 2015, a variant road was built to relieve urban traffic in the southeastern section of federal road BR 101, more precisely in Florianopolis, which is the capital city of Santa Catarina, Brazil. With a length of 4,828 km (3,000 miles), BR-101 is a major Brazilian highway […]


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