Geosynthetics embankment with seismic resilience for highway

April 1st, 2024

Figure 1 Capturing the harmonious blend of innovative engineering and environmental sustainability, this aerial perspective features the Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) embankments along National Highway No. 4 in Taichung, Taiwan, exemplifying the use of sustainable geotechnical solutions for enhanced earthquake resilience. The tectonic movements caused by earthquakes seriously affect the stability of infrastructure. Highways that […]

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Rhode Island accelerates bridge projects with GRS

August 10th, 2016

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is using accelerated bridge construction techniques—including geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS)—to replace the East Shore Expressway and McCormick Quarry bridges in East Providence, R.I. The state agency said that it will cut project construction time and traffic delays by building geosynthetic reinforced soil abutments and using self-propelled modular transporters to […]

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