Movement of dirt on civil construction projects is used to construct dikes, dams, levees, detention ponds, reservoirs, relocation, consolidation, site balance, and slope stability. Compacted clay, HDPE liners, geotextiles, geocomposites, fills, soil, and vegetative covers can be incorporated into these structures.
To protect a nearby town and the surrounding areas from seasonal high water from a 15-foot high earthen embankment, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contracted to relocate parts of the existing levee, raise the top of the levee, add a flared toe, and install an impermeable slurry wall.
GT Omniport, a multimodal facility located in Port Arthur, Texas, is an industrial park and liquids terminal offering rail, truck, barge, pipeline and deepwater ship transloading services. The environmental remediation and civil service construction project included soil preparation, demolishing the concrete and steel structures, clearing, grubbing, crushing concrete, beneficial reuse of of crushed concrete, and soil stabilization using RECON’s patented blend of reagents.