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INTRODUCTION

Heavy haul roads and access roads leading to and from areas such as mine operations, wind farms, oil drilling sites and landfills are subject to continuous heavy traffic resulting in severe deterioration if left untreated. Not only are there costs to maintaining these roads on a regular basis, but safety issues may also arise from poorly maintained roads.

Because of their ability to stabilize weak subgrades and reinforce roadway structures, geogrids, geotextiles and other geosynthetic materials can increase the performance and longer-term stability of haul roads and provide a smoother running surface.

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SOLUTIONS

From yards to haul roads to major roadways, Nilex’s geogrids provide a proven solution to base reinforcement and pavement optimization. Road structures can fail prematurely due to the lateral displacement and weakening of base course aggregate. The structural strength provided by Nilex’s...

Often poor subgrade soils do not possess the strength to support road construction activities and the subsequent intended traffic loads. Nilex’s roadway reinforcement and stabilization materials maximize load distribution and increase the effective bearing capacity of the subgrade to help...

TRIAX GEOGRID PUTS NILEX ON SOLID GROUND

Nilex Inc. was building a new headoffice for its expanding business and chose the perfect spot for its new 20,000 sq. ft. office, fabrication shop and yard on a 7.5 acre site just off of the new South East leg of the Anthony Henday highway. Although the location was highly desirable, the soil…

ECO₂ CALCULATOR

Get FREE access now! Using the Nilex ECO2 Calculator, you can calculate the economic savings and environmental benefits achieved by implementing our engineered geosynthetic materials – geogrids and geotextiles – in any road construction design versus conventional materials and methods.

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