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What Is Riprap? And Why It Rocks!

What is Riprap? Riprap describes a range of rocky material placed along shorelines, bridge foundations, steep slopes, and other shoreline structures to protect from scour and erosion. Rocks used range from 4 inches to over 2 feet. The size of the rock needed on a project depends on the steepness of the slope and how… Read More »

Matrix Riprap Provides More Riverbank Protection at Lower Cost

By Will deRosset The faster that water rushes through a river, the more erosion occurs on the river’s banks. Riverbank erosion can lead to a host of problems, including compromised bridges and adjacent roadways and loss of property. Protecting riverbanks from erosion correlates directly to increasing public safety. Water moving downhill has energy, and if… Read More »