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LOCATION

Uttara Kannada, India

Client

PWD Karnataka

Product used

StrataWeb®

Application

StrataWeb® used for load bearing application facility

About the project

State Highway 30, managed by the Karnataka PWD, is a vital link between Goa and the Uttara Kannada region. The road traverses through lush green forests and is surrounded by natural beauty. The area is populated with sugar factories and carries heavy traffic of agricultural produce to and from these factories.

The sub-base soil in the area is rather weak and with poor drainage characteristics. Furthermore, the region experiences heavy rainfall, and water accumulation was a constant challenge. As a result, the surface of the highway is undulating and carries pot-holes. The client approached Strata to resolve these issues for a section of the highway. Considering the time factor, economy and technical issues, StrataWeb® engineered solution was finalized. To add to the challenge, the awarded road stretch was located at the base of a slope where water accumulated the most.

The use of StrataWeb® proved to be a rapid and successful solution, and the smooth movement of heavy vehicles was restored with hardly any downtime. The traffic movement was with increasing speed which improved overall productivity and fuel efficiency.

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