Fall Lobby Day 2022 and GMA Leader of the Year

February 1st, 2023

GMA Chair Bryan Gee, left, and GMA Executive Director Fred Chuck, right, present House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Peter DeFazio with the Geosynthetic Materials Association Leader of the Year Award. Photo courtesy of U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Lobby Day 2022 took place on November 16, 2022, in Washington, D.C. […]

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Innovative solution for ballast fouling

February 1st, 2023

Figure 1 Initial installation of BaseLok® BallastGuard™ along a seawall at the Port of Texas City – May 2021. Photo courtesy of Al Florez Remy Steffer, director of engineering at the Port of Texas City, Texas City Terminal Railway Company, and Houston Belt and Terminal Railway, is very familiar with ballast fouling. Overseeing operations at […]

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Notice of expiration for DOT Construction Materials Waiver and New Proposed Waiver for Certain Contracts and Solicitations announced

November 8th, 2022

The Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks to maximize the use of American-made products and materials in all federally funded projects as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s implementation of the Build America, Buy America Act (the Act), which was included in the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The implementation of this law will transform DOT’s approach […]

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