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Case Studies April 03, 2015

CENTRA chose a Redi-Rock reinforced retaining wall to upgrade its bus depot facilities and create more space for parking.

THE CHALLENGE: Along U.S. Route 50 in Clarksburg, W.Va., stood a decaying, unusable bus depot. This depot was located adjacent to a bridge, with access into the depot coming directly off the bridge.   In 2014, the Central West Virginia Transit Authority (CENTRA) needed to upgrade its bus depot...
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When Tippecanoe County, Ind., needed to restore a historic bridge, the project was no simple task. The bridge was a four-span, closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over the Tippecanoe River, and was originally built in 1925, then rehabilitated in 1977. The total length of the bridge measured 378.8...
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The “before” photos of this project are not a pretty sight. A river running below this Washington road had undermined the base of the slope, while runoff had heavily eroded an extremely steep hillside above the road. “Between the hydraulics created by the hill on the back side and the river...
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When the FBI was relocating its division headquarters near Cincinnati, the terrain at the new site included some extreme grade changes—which made for some challenging planning for an access road to the site. The new access road was slated for a tight space between an existing residential...
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In January of 2009, Whatcom County, Wash., had a rainstorm. Not just any rainstorm though—this rainstorm happened when there was already snow on the ground. The storm hit an area near the Middle Fork Nooksack Diversion Dam particularly hard, causing significant erosion, washout and landslide damage...
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At the 2011 inaugural Sprint Cup race at the Kentucky Speedway, thousands of fans were stuck on the interstate for hours – preventing 10,000 from even reaching the race.   Just days after the 2011 race, track owners began implementing plans to improve the flow of vehicle and pedestrian traffic...
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Keeping residents safe was a top priority when Hamilton County, Ind., made plans to expand the local Monon Greenway rail trail. The city of Indianapolis calls the Monon Greenway one of the busiest urban greenways in the nation, and providing this bridge crossing over 146th Street was key to the...
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