Each state in the US has its own Ministry or Department of Transportation which together look after a combined network of more than four million miles of roads*. Many of these roads are crossed by, and cross over others by means of thousands of bridges. These all require regular repair and maintenance to ensure they are always in peak working condition.
This requirement is also vital for the slopes that flank these roads and highways, all of which must remain in good working order to ensure water flow is controlled and eroded materials do not cause obstructions.
GeoTree delivers a range of solutions to the issues faced by the country's the Department of Transportation maintenance teams:
STRUCTURAL STRENGTHENINGPROJECT OVERVIEW In June of 2016, the South Carolina DOT (SCDOT) was in the midst of building a new interchange at the intersection of I-85/I-385 in Greenville, South Carolina. During construction, severe localized spalling was found on the cover concrete of one column of a two-column pier supporting the I-385 northbound ramp. Upon discovery, the DOT and their […]
WATER/WASTEWATERPROJECT OVERVIEWIn January of 2016, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT placed a project for public bid, which included the repair of several large diameter highway culverts and a single box culvert. CDOT had specified a sprayapplied culvert lining under a special revision to Section 603 of its standard specifications. To bid, contractors were required […]
WATER/WASTEWATER STRUCTURAL STRENGTHENINGPROJECT OVERVIEW The Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) Office of Hydraulic Engineering had interest in utilizing Concrete Cloth GCCM in a culvert lining/protection demonstration project. Concrete Cloth material would be used as a substitute to the ODOT standard practice of field paving an invert with 3-inchthick reinforced concrete. The Administrator for the Office […]