Gravel Roads

According to the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Highway Policy Information, nearly 53% of rural highway mileage is under county…
June 24, 2019
Top Road No. 2 2017
Top Road No. 2 2017
The small town of Tuktoyaktuk was probably founded on an ice road. It had to be, because no one would have been able to reach it any other way. The…
October 05, 2017
Wisconsin towns creating gravel roads due to state transportation cuts
Wisconsin towns creating gravel roads due to state transportation cuts
Officials in small Wisconsin towns say construction costs and state budget cuts have caused them to convert their blacktop roads into gravel roads.…
March 13, 2017
A motor grader and pneumatic roller blade mix and compact the material
A motor grader and pneumatic roller blade mix and compact the material
Polk County, Minn. has approximately 400 miles of gravel roads that it maintains. “Every year the county would spend money adding gravel that was…
May 18, 2016
Rural roads make up 66% to 75% of all lane-miles in the U.S. Despite this fact, very little time has been devoted to “designing” these roads. Local…
October 18, 2004
Low-volume roads constructed in regions susceptible to freezing and thawing periods are often at risk of load-related damage during the spring thaw…
August 16, 2003
Many people who live on gravel surfaced roads are simply waiting for the day when those roads will be "oiled" or paved with an asphalt surface. In…
June 19, 2003
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Tensar International Corporation logo
For nearly 30 years, Tensar International Corp. has been a full-service provider of specialty products and engineering services, offering innovative…
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