APPLICATION OF GEOGRIDS: VOLUME 1 - GEOGRID REINFORCED WALLS. FINAL REPORT

This report reviews the state-of-the-art insofar as polymeric geogrid reinforcement of a soil retaining wall system is concerned. It then proceeds into design concepts and geogrid properties and testing methods. The focal section follows which is on geogrid specifications for reinforced earth walls along with two illustrative problems. The report ends with elements of construction guidelines and a suggested implementation plan insofar as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is concerned. A set of Appendicies is also included which gives the different test procedures used in the design specification section of the report.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Drexel University

    Geosynthetic Research Institute
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19104

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

    Bureau of Bridge and Roadway Technology, T&S Bldg, Room 1009
    Harrisburg, PA  United States  17120

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Koerner, R M
    • Wilson-Fahmy, R
  • Publication Date: 1991-9

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 189 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00616498
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-PA-91-003+90-17
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1991 12:00AM