A township near a major metropolitan area in the Northeast United States experienced a total slope failure that included a large section of new highway extension. GeoStabilization International® was hired to provide a turnkey Design/Construct/Warranty approach to repair the slope and roadway. A wall was constructed utilizing Geosynthetically Confined Soil® (GCS®) technology on an array of micropiles installed through the slope failure plane; allowing the roadway, shoulder, and guiderail to reconstructed. The project was completed in less than one week and matched the cost estimate that GeoStabilization submitted prior to the project’s authorization.
A Mid-Atlantic state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) and its historical preservation group wanted to repair and rehabilitate a failing rock wall within a town in Appalachia.