About the Project

SSEC assisted with the addition of a new lane on Highway 65 from Highway 80 to past Pleasant Grove Boulevard, changing on/off ramps on Standford Ranch Rd and Pleasant Grove Blvd.

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Client

Caltrans / Flatiron Construction

Industries Served
Government Agency
Solution / Service Type

Erosion Control
Bonded Fiber Matrix, Hydro Mulching, Hydroseeding, Straw Blowing, Hydraulically-Applied Compost

Sediment Control
Fiber Rolls/Wattles, Silt Fence, Erosion Control Blankets, Erosion Control Netting, Drain Inlet Protection, Reinforced Silt Fence

Wildlife & Environmental Services
ESA Fencing

Project Size
  • 21 acres of Hydroseed, Straw & Tackifier
  • 22 acres of Proganics
  • 30,000 LF of Fiber rolls
  • 5 acres of Netting
  • 5 acres of Temporary Bonded Fiber Matrix
Challenges

Caltrans had specified a 4″ layer of compost, plus incorporation 6 to 8 inches into the soil for final erosion control before the hydroseed was to be installed. Traffic constrictions meant this would be nearly impossible unless we closed Highway 65 to arrange dump trucks to these areas. In addition, incorporation would be impossible due to the solid rock in certain areas.

How We Solved It

We value engineered the project, replacing the compost and incorporation with Proganics from Profile Products. Proganics is a biotic soil media that produces the proper nutrients and soil conditioning for the native seeds to flourish.

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Project Testimonials

“SSEC proposed innovative products for difficult site conditions early on. This helped improved the final product for slope protection and creek lining. SSEC communicated well, broke down items of work for better understanding, and worked fast.”

—Nic Cooper, Flatiron Construction

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