Project of the Year 2007 Honorable Mention
LOCATION: Eugene, Oregon
PROJECT SITE: Sandlake-Galloway Road Project near Tillamook, Oregon
EB MODELS UTILIZED: EB-60
PROJECT/CHALLENGES: The project is a 7.7 mile US Department of Transportation construction project located 11 miles south of Tillamook. The road runs from off Hwy 101 to some recreational sand dunes located on Forest Service land. The type of construction involved includes drainage, large culverts, 2 bridges, large cuts and fills, base rock and paving. Rexius was contracted to provide immediate erosion and sediment control, slope stabilization, and final establishment of vegetation. There was a 2:1 average slope ratio for the EcoBlanket™.
PRODUCTS APPLIED: EcoBlanket® with Terraseeding™ and EcoBerm®.
QUANTITIES/DISTANCE: Total of 10.25 acres with 2791 cubic yards of EcoBlanket® plus 200+ feet of EcoBerm™.
COMPANY PROFILE: Rexius is in its eighth decade of recycling and processing organic waste and wood residual materials for the landscape, agricultural and environmental industries. The company has grown to over 200 employees, and not only involves the manufacture and delivery of organic products, but also complete landscape and irrigation services, environmental restoration, and 100% organic erosion control systems. Rexius owns and operates more than 10 Express Blower™ units.