Craig Roberts, P.E.

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by Craig Roberts, P.E., on 30-Jun-2020 07:18:52

Tensar’s TensarTech TW1 reinforced soil wall system provided a safe, fast and economical way of crossing deep ravines in the Fujairah mountains on the Sheikh Khalifa Highway project and included …

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Topics:InfrastructureWalls & Slopes

by Craig Roberts, P.E., on 23-Jun-2020 06:22:31

Reinforced (sometimes called mechanically-stabilised) soil is becoming a standard way of forming cost-effective walls and bridge abutments on highways, instead of the more traditional options frequently involving piling and reinforced …

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by Craig Roberts, P.E., on 19-Jun-2020 04:09:56

Assessing the long term performance of geogrid used in reinforced soil walls and slopes is crucial, with some structures having a design life of up to 120 years. Unlike roads, …

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Topics:Walls & Slopes

by Craig Roberts, P.E., on 16-Jun-2020 07:24:00

Using site-won, non-standard fills is a great way to reduce the environmental impact of reinforced soil walls and slopes; plus it can save time and money. A big advantage of …

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Topics:Walls & Slopes

by Craig Roberts, P.E., on 27-Feb-2020 04:39:25

Temporary reinforced soil walls and slopes can offer low-cost and robust alternatives to reinforced concrete for load-bearing bridge abutments and can maximise space on site. Practicality and economy take priority …

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Topics:Temporary Works