What Is Rip Rapping, And How Does It Prevent Erosion?

What Is Rip Rapping? Rip rapping is an effective way to prevent soil erosion, and it has been used for centuries to protect grade stabilization structures and waterways from the effects of wave action. It involves placing large rocks in strategic locations along a shoreline or river bank, forming a barrier that protects the area … Read more

What is Soil Stabilization in Road Construction

Earthwork is used in practically every road building project and nearly every asphalt roads stabilization and repair project. Soil, whether in the form of undisturbed subgrade materials, transported and reworked base, or embankment material, is the foundation material for all roads and highways. Clay softens and liquefies when exposed to large amounts of water, and … Read more