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Geocell, grid, and reinforced-soil in restoring eroded steep slopes

April 1, 2007

…slopes of a ravine between the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and a subdivision near Tacoma, Wash. The erosion ruptured two storm drains and left undermined slopes that continued to ravel and…

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Junction-strength requirements for roadway design, construction

February 1, 2007

…quality control and meeting minimum constructability requirements. Pavement performance is evaluated based on serviceability (i.e., permanent deformation, a.k.a. rutting, over the life of the pavement) as opposed to a failure…

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Liner integrity/leak-location survey: The significance of boundary conditions

February 1, 2007

…is underlain by sand, and as would be essential where it is placed on the 30-mil-thick “rub” sheet. This survey demonstrates the need to consider the structural requirements for an…

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Geocomposite capillary barrier drain (GCBD) for limiting moisture changes in pavements

October 1, 2006

…Evaluation of a prototype. By Ruth Roberson, John Stormont, and Karen Henry Abstract Excess moisture coupled with inadequate drainage are believed to be the primary causes of roadway…

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Geofoam provides lightweight fill for York Bridge in Washington

August 1, 2006

…asphalt layers. Using this technique made it possible to raise the road elevation. In fact, to raise it enough so that the Sammamish River Trail now runs under the new…

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Retaining-wall dialog: ‘A tale of two walls’

August 1, 2006

…I agreed that my submission would be better served in a letter to the editor, where I would be allowed more latitude in opinion. Al Ruckman and I own Soil…

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ASD and LRFD of reinforced SRW with the use of software Program MSEW(3.0)

August 1, 2006

…mode, are not presented here. However, AASHTO default values for these designs were invoked. Running MSEW(3.0) in its ASD/AASHTO 2002 mode, one gets the results summary as shown in Figure…

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GCLs used for airport runways in France, containment at gold mine in Saudi Arabia

June 1, 2006

…addition, the entire infrastructure of the complex was also realigned to accommodate the dimensions of the redesigned aircraft. Runway No. 2, built originally as a test track for the supersonic…

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Ground rules

June 1, 2006

…The reinforcement was needed because of hydraulic pressures from both runoff into the river and the occasional flooding onto its banks. According to Croke, the geonet helps keep the vegetation…

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Shoreline restored with geotextile tubes as submerged breakwaters

June 1, 2006

…Back to the beach in Mexico. By Enrique Álvarez, Ramiro Rubio, Herbert Ricalde Abstract The beaches of the northern coast of Yucatan in Mexico have been in an…

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