Why Geosynthetics Matter for the Future of American Infrastructure

Why Geosynthetics Matter for the Future of American InfrastructureWhy Geosynthetics Matter for the Future of American Infrastructure

Chris Kelsey // March 9, 2017 -- geosynthetica.net

ASCE Report Card on American Infrastructure 2017CQA Week - Dirty Boots - Compacted clay and GCLsTencate Mirafi RSi Series for Road BuildingMoDNR to Host September CQA Week CoursesGeosynthetic Strip Reinforcement for Port of Miami Tunnel - Terre ArmeeThe American Society of Civil Engineers has just released the 2017 Report Card on American Infrastructure. As expected, the Society finds that the nation’s current infrastructure is grossly underfunded and in need of significant repair. One of the surprises in the report card—particularly to geosynthetics professionals—is that solid waste management has been downgraded. Solid waste has routinely been the highest-rated sector of American infrastructure, in part because of its requirement to use geosynthetics.

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