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Searching to maximize stress reduction ratio with biaxial geogrids and timber piling

Features | August 10, 2023 | By: Mickey L. Snider, P.E.

Figure 1 Completed modular block retaining wall Some projects almost design themselves. Dense sand? Very stiff clayey soils? Deep groundwater? Well, projects within the collar counties surrounding Cook County and the city of Chicago occasionally encounter a different sort of soil beast: peat and muck. Largely plant-based deposits settled in kettle bogs formed following the […]


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