Highways

Highways

TERRAM Geosynthetics are used extensively in the construction of highways in civil engineering applications  - from preventing intermixing of sub-base and subgrade layers, control erosion on cut slopes, for roadside drainage, as part of SUDS projects for infrastructure access and in the construction of retaining walls, bridge abutments and steep slopes.

Grass and gravel surface stabilisation


Constructing stable grass and gravel surfaces for trafficking

TERRAM solutions are predominantly grassed although TERRAM BodPave 85TM with an option to use gravel instead of grass is an alternative option. All solutions are porous which means they are source-control compliant for SUDS installations.

TERRAM products have been developed with a full range of different trafficking requirements in mind. The demand can vary from occasional foot traffic to frequent, heavily-loaded vehicles solutions.

There are many products and techniques for increasing the stability of low-load-bearing ground but most have been developed with paved areas in mind. It is only in the last thirty years or so that the demand has grown for unpaved solutions.

It is possible now to construct green roads and car parks which are not only pleasing to the eye but retain their appearance and continue to perform when other non-engineered alternatives are worn and unattractive.


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