Slope & Wall Reinforcement

1 January 2014

TenCate Miragrid® GX Road Embankment Slope Failure Repair - Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The increased in traffic volume on a rural road leading to Doi Suthep Pagoda in Northern Thailand prompted the Department of Transportation to widen the carriageway of a sharp bend to make traveling safer.

A geogrid reinforced soil system, 300m long with a height ranging from 8-10m and slope of 1H:2V was constructed to facilitate the road widening. To blend with the surrounding greenery, it was specified that the facing facilitate grass system.

Blue fabric (Tecawork Blue 65287)