Use of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) as Groundwater Protection in Infrastructure Constructions
Kent Von Maubeuge, NAUE GmbH & Co. KG
Eagle Gold Mine Emergency Spillway Lining using Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCM)
Ron Drewry, Titan Environmental; Phill Greer, BEng, Concrete Canvas Ltd; Will Crawford, Concrete Canvas Ltd
Environmental Containment Using Reinforced Composite Geomembranes: Qualitative and quantitative efficiencies in installation and performance
Richelle Delia, Owens Corning Geosynthetics
One of the Largest Prefabricated Vertical Drains Installations in US Accelerates Port of Charleston Expansion
Aaron Goldberg, P.E., D.GE, Soil & Material Engineers (S&ME); Marty Taube, P.E. and Ian Brake, Menard USA; Richard Goodrum, Milliken Infrastructure Solutions
Use of Wicking Geotextile to Dehydrate Road Embankment under Unsaturated Conditions
Xiong Zhang, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Behavior of a Drainage Geosynthetic and Reinforced Geomat for the Remediation of a Dismissed Industrial Site in Milano City Area
Dr.Ing. Piergiorgio Recalcati, TENAX SpA; Alberto Crippa, TENAX Corp.; Dr. Ing. Daniele Cazzuffi, CESI SpA
Almost Three Decades of Leak Location Data Compiled
Matthew Kemnitz, Leak Location Services, Inc.
Sanitary Sewer Overflow Management Using Geomembranes-One City’s Successes and Challenges
Felon Wilson, P.E., Seaman Corporation
Construction of Columbus Water Reservoir Geosynthetic Liner System
Timothy Stark, Ph.D., P.E., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Daniel S. Rohe, Environmental Protection, Inc.
GRS IBS – Cost Analysis and Comparison
Daniel Alzamora, P.E., Mike Adams and Jennifer Nicks, Ph.D., P.E., Federal Highway Administrations
Investigation and Rehabilitation of Bridge Abutment MSE Wall Instability
Marshall Addison, Ph.D., P.E.
Conductive Multi-Linear Drainage Geocomposites for Improved QA/QC of Leachate Double-Lined Ponds
Stephan Fourmont, Afitex-Texel; Andrew Jung, Western GeoSystems
Soil Bioengineering Design for Highly Steepened Waterway Banks
Robbin Sotir, Robbin B. Sotoir & Associates, Inc.
Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) Installed as a Shroud Over Wire Baskets for Protection and Containment
Richard Goodrum, Clock Spring │ NRI – Geotree Conrete Solutions
SPECIAL SESSION – Organized by ASTM
How ASTM Standards are Impacted by Case Histories
Case History: History and Review of the ASTM International Test Standards for the Interface Shear Test and Future Considerations
Gary T. Torosian, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Geocomp Corporation/GeoTesting Express, Inc.
D35.02 Test Methods and GRI GM-13 HDPE Specification: a good marriage to access performance
George R. Koerner, Ph.D., P.E. & CQA, Director, Geosynthetic Institute (GSI)
Minimum Average Roll Value (MARV) impact on the geotextile industry highlighted a need for a systematic approach resulting in development of ASTM method
Beth Young, Director of Product Management, TenCate Geosynthetics
The Skeleton Keys of Turf Reinforcement
Lisa Simms, P.E., CPESC, East Coast Erosion Control
Norton Branch Vegetated Reinforced Soil Slope Revisited After 25 Years
Mark Wayne, Ph.D., P.E., Tensar International; Robbin Sotir, Robbin B. Sotoir & Associates, Inc.
Maurice River and Johnson Creek Soil Bioengineering Stabilization and Restoration
Robbin Sotir, Robbin B. Sotoir & Associates, Inc.
Realignment of County Highway with One of the Largest Geogrid Reinforced Slope Projects Constructed in the State of Minnesota
Stephan Gale, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, Gale-Tec Engineering, Inc.; Nathan Lichty, Gale-Tec Engineering, Inc.
Performance of High-strength Geogrid in Reinforced Soil Slope and the Yeager Airport
Robert Bachus, P.E., D.GE, Geosyntec Consultants; John Lostumbo, Tencate Geosynthetics America
A 60 m High Geogrid Reinforced Steep Slope for the Stabilization of a Landslide in Northern Italy
Dr. Ing. Daniele Cazzuffi, CESI SpA; Piergiorgio Recalcati, TENAX SpA
Field Verified Benefits of Geogrids to Reduce Risk and Improve Performance of Flexible Pavements
Garrett Fountain, Mark Wayne and Bryan Gee, Tensar International Corporation, Inc.
Recyclable Paving Fabric Protects Indiana Interstate
David Andrews, P.E., Propex GeoSolutions; Mark Marienfeld, P.E., Propex GeoSolutions
Bituminous Geomembranes (BGM), over 20 Years of Presence in USA in Transport Applications
Natalie Daly, Ted Aguirre and Bertrand Breul, Axter Coletanche Inc
Column Supported Embankments
Load Transfer Platform With Pva Uniaxial Geogrids – Costa Verde Project
Wilfredo Rodríguez, Freyssinet Tierra Armada
Expedited Repair of Railroad Track Subgrade Failure Using a Column Supported Geosynthetic Reinforced Load Transfer Platform
Scott Mackiewicz and Morgan Race, Braun Intertec; David A. Johnson, BNSF Railway
Reinforced Foundations 1
A Case Study of the Construction of a Roadway Fill Over a Large Water Body Utilizing a Geotextile Reinforced Earth Foundation with Challenging Soil and Construction Conditions
Brent Marjerison, M.Sc., P.Eng., FEC, WSP Canada Inc.; Brock Nesbit, TenCate Geosynthetics Americas and Adrien Blais, Ministry of Highways
Geosynthetics Reinforced Railway Twinning Project – Canadian National Railway – Aurora, ON
Rene Laprade, P. Eng., TenCate Geosynthetics Americas
Case Studies of Extreme Weather Performance of Engineered Turf Final Cover System
Ming Zhu, P.E, Watershed Geosynthetics; Brad Cooley, Watershed Geosynthetics; Mike Ayers, Watershed Geo
Guam ORDOT Vegetated Landfill Cap
Michael Jotzke, Geo Products, LLC
Use of Geosynthetics in Airport Pavements
Jeffrey Gagnon, P.E., Federal Aviation Administration
Mechanical Stabilization of Foundation Soils for Airfield Pavements in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Region
Bryan Gee, Geopier Foundation Company; Andrew Isenhour, P.E., Tensar International Corporation
Reinforced Foundations 2
A Case History of Geogrid versus Aggregate Piers for Settlement Mitigation
Djan Chandra, Leighton and Associates, Inc.
Geogrid Stabilized Working Platform for Ringer Crane in Southern US
Lois Schwarz and Mark Wayne, Tensar International
Innovative Geosynthetic Saves 100 -Year-Old Panama Canal
Tom Stephens, TenCate Geosynthetics
Scour and River Bank Protection in the United Kingdom
Christopher Quirk, Bsc.,(Hons). MSc., C.Geol., NAUE Geosynthetics Ltd
Druid Hill Reservoir – Lined Cofferdam
Bill Shehane, P.E., Seaman Corporation; Scott Brinkerhoff, Hallaton Environmental Linings
The Capabilities and Limitations of Electrical Leak Location
Abigail Gilson, TRI Environmental Inc.
Use of Geosynthetics in Remediation of Bauxite Residue Disposal Area
Bill Smith, P.E., Tetra Tech, Tech.; Ron Morosky, Alcoa Corp; John Gardner, P.E., Smith Gardner, Inc
Salt Gradient Solar Pond Containment Liner Installation for Distilling Large Ponds of Brine Water to Fresh Potable Water
Pat Elliott, Raven Engineered Films
Reconstruction of Failed Roadway Embankments Using Tire-Derived Aggregate Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls – Ortega Ridge Road Case Study
Chris Sneddon and Christian Doolittle, Santa Barbara County Public Works; Joaquin Wright and Christopher Trumbull, GHD Inc.
Rebuilding Mountains with Expanded Polystyrene
Brendan Stepek, EIT, Schnabel Engineering LLC;
SPECIAL SESSION – Organized by Association for Mechanically Stabilized Earth (AMSE) PT 1
Part 1: Welded Wire- and Gabion-Faced MSE Structures
Vertical Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Solution for Electric Rail
Harold Hilfiker, Hilfiker Retaining Walls
Welded Wire Mesh-Faced Grade Separation Structures
Michael Bernardi, Strata Systems
SPECIAL SESSION – Organized by Association for Mechanically Stabilized Earth (AMSE) PT 2
Part 2: Precast Concrete Panel-Faced MSE Structures
MSE Wall with Geosynthetic-Reinforcement Case Study in Prince George’s County, Md.
Marianna Ferrara, Maccaferri Inc.; Stefano Rignanese, Maccaferri, Inc.; Giulia Lugli, Officine Maccaferri Group
Construction of 43-Meter High Geosynthetic Strip MSE Wall
Paul Frankenberger, The Reinforced Earth Co.; Goran Krznaric, Freyssinet Gulf, LLC