New anchorage and connection strength tests for geosynthetics

October 1, 2021  |  GSI News, News

Connections can have a significant impact on the performance of exposed geosynthetic systems. The connection must be considered as a limiting strength factor and evaluated by the same performance standards as the material alone. If used in critical structures with design lives of more than 30 years,…
Next-generation geogrid installed under a paved road

October 1, 2021  |  Final Inspection

In April 2021, Rantoul Foods in Rantoul, Ill., was undergoing an expansion of its building and grounds. A daily, continuous flow of semitrucks delivering livestock required a paved road designed to last. High-quality techniques prevailed throughout construction of the new facility, and the same high…