Geosynthetic Materials Help Build Optimized Infrastructure

by Bryan C. Gee, P.E., Project Manager, Western Hemisphere; Tensar International Corporation, Alpharetta, GA,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2015, Vol. 19, Issue 2, Pg. 50-53

Document Type: Feature article


In recent years, the world has begun to realize the negative impacts that limited infrastructure can have on economic growth and the well-being of humankind. Our infrastructure challenges include limited construction funding, increased usage, and deferred maintenance, all contributing to lost productivity, reduced economic growth, and adverse health and safety impacts. Meeting and overcoming these obstacles should be one of society's highest priorities. As the engineering and construction community seeks to address these challenges, new technologies are critical.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Infrastructure | Economic factors | Construction engineering | Productivity | Occupational safety | Maintenance and operation


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