Author Archives: AGHP

AGHP Committee Activity

Post Anchoring System Committee As the AGHP gets off the ground what was originally known as the Rockfall Barrier Post Support Committee, by survey of committee members, was rebranded the Post Anchoring System Committee. We have been busy thus far holding three committee meetings. During these meetings we have established broad goals for the committee, […]

VIDEO: TDOT’s Rockfall Mitigation Strategy on I-75

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has a Rockfall Mitigation Program to identify, evaluate and, ideally, proactively address rockfall hazards to prevent them from happening or from having a larger impact on public safety and infrastructure. In the video above, some 2013 work along Interstate 75 in Campbell County is shown. Campbell County was the […]

Around the World: Rockfall 2013, Australia

Maccaferri Australia has announced multiple dates and speakers for the Rockfall 2013 seminar series. The seminar will be offered in five cities across Australia between November 26 and December 3. (Dates and locations listed below.) With a focus on rockfall mitigation and barrier design, Rockfall 2013 will profile

Maccaferri Conducts Full-Scale Impact Test for Rockfall Workshop

On October 9, during the second day of the International Rockfall Technical Workshop, Maccaferri carried out a full-scale impact test in the municipality of Fonzaso (BL), Italy. The test was conducted on the RMC 200/A barrier, with a minimum energy absorption capacity of 2,000 kJ (Class 4 according to the ETAG027). The main peculiarity and interest in this […]