Contractor McLaughlin & Harvey needed to construct a reinforced soil slope along the edge of a raised construction platform being built on the sloping site, to create space for a new bonded warehouse. The slope had to be steep, to maximise the working area, with a vegetated finish.
Tensar proposed its TensarTech GreenSlope reinforced soil system to build the 70°, 160m long and up to 7.8m high slope. This robust, long-term solution provided sufficient support to the new warehouses and protected existing buildings at the toe of the slope, enabling the use of site-won fill and created a natural finish.
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