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LOCATION

Chennai, India

Client

Saint Gobain warehouse facility

Product used

StrataWeb® 356-150

Application

StrataWeb® used for load support for an internal access road of the warehouse

About the project

The internal access road of the warehouse was damaged, and that was impacting daily operations at the facility. The client was looking for a solution that would open up access quickly. Challenges included differential settlement due to the movement of 60-ton silo trailers and the non-availability of large size stones rubble soling in the vicinity. Moreover, due to the onset of North-East monsoons, the client postponed the laying of the wearing course, and a solution for immediate access to the internal road was required. 

StrataWeb® load support system is used as a foundation reinforcement for enhancing the load-carrying characteristics of weak soils. It helps in confining the soil due to its three-dimensional structure. It aids in distributing the load to a wider area, thereby reducing stresses on the overall crust thickness. It also helps in strengthening the pavement life by reinforcing the soil within.

Strata’s value addition to the project included:

  • Immediate access to the road after installing StrataWeb®
  • Faster execution of work due to ease of installation of StrataWeb® and the use of on-site infill material
  • Saved 15% cost as compared to the conventional solution
  • Minimal ongoing maintenance

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