Transportation Infrastructure

Transportation infrastructure represents the arteries of modern civilization. Itasca provides engineering and research services for nearly all aspects of transportation infrastructure, including:

  • Roadways, including soils, aggregates, and geogrids
  • Rail-tie-ballast interaction
  • Causeways
  • Bridge abutments and foundations
  • Rock fall and landslides
  • MSE walls
  • Soil-structure interaction and structural design
  • Tunnel construction (cut-and-cover, conventional tunneling, partially mechanized, and fully mechanized)
  • Underground spaces and caverns
  • Port and harbor infrastructure

Itasca software accounts for construction stages and includes many material models to represent a wide variety of soil and rock for realistic behaviors for both static and dynamic conditions, including liquefaction. Structural elements can be incorporated to simulate the effects of ground support (liners, piles, anchors, rebar, beams, etc.) on infrastructure behavior.

Latest News
  • Stability and Stress-Deformation Analyses of Reinforced Slope Failure at Yeager Airport This paper describes the material properties along with the inverse limit-equilibrium and permanent deformation analyses...
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  • Computers and Geotechnics: Scott Sloan Best Paper Award for 2019 Itasca is pleased to congratulate Dr. Branko Damjanac and Dr. Peter A, Cundall for their...
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  • Introducing Our New IMASS Constitutive Model The Itasca Constitutive Model for Advanced Strain Softening (IMASS) has been developed to represent the...
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Upcoming Events
8 Mar
FLAC3D 2021 Online, Live Introductory Training
Three days of general feature training addressing basic concepts and recommended procedures for geotechnical numerical analysis.... Read More
22 Mar
3DEC and UDEC 2021 Online, Live Introductory Training
An introduction to UDEC and 3DEC for application to geotechnical analysis.... Read More
12 Apr
PFC 2021 Online, Live Introductory Training
This four-day course provides guidance in the use of the PFC2D and PFC3D to simulate the mechanical behavior of granular and solid mate... Read More