Trout Unlimited rehabs Wisconsin river

February 10, 2024  |  Features

There’s something about cold, bubbling trout water that can relax almost anyone (Figure 2). Thus, it is imperative to conserve and restore our precious streams and rivers for future generations to experience and enjoy. With this in mind, the Lakeshore Chapter of Wisconsin Trout Unlimited (LSTU) un…
Improving the performance of geosynthetic reinforced SRW by design

February 1, 2024  |  Features

Generally, using current design standards (e.g., any AASHTO edition), geosynthetic reinforced segmental retaining walls (SRW) have performed well. However, there exists scenarios that predispose such systems to poor performance, particularly inadequate reinforcement within the wall system and in the…
Structural asphalt reinforcement in Wassenaar, The Netherlands

February 1, 2024  |  Final Inspection

Municipalities are responsible for public space. Management plans describe which measures must be taken for maintenance, repair, replacement, etc. The management plans are the basis for activities and form the basis for the budget. In Wassenaar, an affluent suburb of The Hague in The Netherlands, th…
IGS North America Update: Renewing membership

February 1, 2024  |  IGS-NA

One of the most significant impacts you can have on your field is to renew your professional memberships early in the year. This gives organizations the funding they need to continue providing education and networking opportunities, promote the issues that support your work, offer scholarships, etc.…
New test method for controlling the manufactured geometry of geosynthetics

February 1, 2024  |  GSI News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) has a new test method for determining bow and skew of geosynthetics. This method was created to give installers and product users a way to quantify the geometric quality control of goods they have purchased. Geosynthetics are ever increasingly integrated into transpo…
Wildlife and environmentally friendly RECPs

February 1, 2024  |  ECTC News

Wildlife and environmentally friendly rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have been a focus of the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) for decades and will continue to be. ECTC is a leading industry organization and home to top manufacturers of erosion and sediment control products, compon…
Fall Lobby Days 2023

February 1, 2024  |  GMA News

GMA’s Fall 2023 Lobby Days coincided with the end (November 17) of the first 2023 continuing resolution (CR) that was passed in September ’23 to prevent a shutdown of the U.S. federal government. We were anticipating an exciting week in Washington, D.C., but as we gathered for our preparation me…
Geotechnical Frontiers’ Louisville takeover

February 1, 2024  |  Geotechnical Frontiers Watch

Start making your travel plans for joining the geo takeover of Louisville, Ky., in 2025 with 2,200 of your favorite geotechnical professionals. The Kentucky International Convention Center is the home base for all things related to the conference, including a huge array of technical presentations, n…
Premier Product Showcase 2024

February 1, 2024  |  Features, Premier Product Preview

Here is your first look at some of the new products and services that will be available from companies in 2024. 
Geosynthetics mobile app nearing 12,000 downloads

February 1, 2024  |  Editorial

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Local Aid Support, in a collaborative effort with the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), launched the Geosynthetics Installation Notes Tracker mobile app in January 2023 and by early November the app had garnered close to 12,000 downloads. Trinette Ba…