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Roadside Repair with GCS Services


Roadside Repair with GCS™ Services

GeoStabilization International® responded to an emergency road closure where a landslide destroyed the outbound travel lane right up to the centerline. The lane dropped down 28 vertical feet and forced a complete road closure. GeoStabilization’s crews installed multiple rows of SuperNails® and reinforced shotcrete to stabilize the site from above and from temporary access benches. Next, reticulated SuperMicropiles were installed at the bottom of the repair and encapsulated with a reinforced concrete cap. These initial tasks, coupled with the shotcrete wall, provided a robust foundation for the Geosynthetically Confined Soil (GCS) Services which were then utilized for the repair. A wall re-established the roadway width, shoulder, and guardrail area that existed prior to the slope’s failure.


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Noel Philippon, North Central Regional Operations Manager
Noel Philippon
North Central Regional Operations Manager
Harry Rauch, E.I.T., Project Engineer
Harry Rauch
E.I.T., Project Engineer
David Freistaedter, P.E., P.G., North Central Regional Engineer
David Freistaedter
P.E., P.G., North Central Regional Engineer

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