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SOLVING THE RAILROAD INDUSTRY'S MOST CHALLENGING SOIL STABILITY PROBLEMS

The GEOWEB® system has been successfully employed in the railroad industry for over 30 years solving challenging soil stability problems. Whether for new construction or repair work, the Geoweb system is a trusted, versatile solution to many problems facing railroad engineers and contractors.

STABILIZE TRACK SUBGRADE

Railway engineers worldwide have relied on the Geoweb technology to create high-stiffness roadbed foundations under track, and at bridge approaches, diamonds and turn outs. The Geoweb system is extremely effective in stabilizing track subgrades, and has even more beneficial value in soft soil areas. See Geoweb Base Stabilization at Diamond Interchanges

Benefits of Geoweb Track Reinforcement

  • Reduces Rock Size and Cross Section Thickness: Rock confined in the 3-D Geoweb structure replaces expensive Rip-Rap, reducing aggregate size up to 10 times. The aggregate thickness / cross-section can also be reduced 50%.
  • Less Down Time: The Geoweb material can be quickly installed to make any necessary repairs and minimize track disruptions.
  • Installation Benefit: Due to the ease of installation, the Geoweb material can be installed by the railroad company’s own crews. See More
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  • See Geoweb Base Stabilization for Diamond Interchanges.

TTCI TESTED, LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE

A 2.5 year under track research test at the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing at the Transportation Technology Center (TTCI) in Pueblo, Colorado proved the benefits of the Geoweb system for track subballast stabilization.

Substantiated Testing Results

  • Geoweb reinforced track extended tamping cycle to 200 mgt; Unreinforced track required tamping every 15 mgt.
  • More than 13 times the accumulated gross loading between tamping cycles.
  • The Geoweb system is a better alternative than Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) for under track stabilization in soft subgrade environments. See Comparison

STABILIZE BULK TRANSFER FACILITIES

Heavy traffic at intermodal, port and bulk transfer yards can cause ruts, potholes pavement degradation and even pavement failure. The Geoweb system solves those surface stability problems. The Geoweb structure alsoreduces the depth of pavement required for paved surfaces (up to 30%).

Geoweb System Benefits for Yard Stabilization

  • Creates a stable surface, reduces vertical pressures and lateral stresses.
  • The subgrade material may withstand more than 12-15 times the number of load cycles before accumulating the same amount of permanent deflection.
  • Reduces the structural infill requirements by 50% or more.
  • Reduces maintenance requirements and costs.
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PROTECT YOUR RIGHT-OF-WAY

In right-of-way areas such as embankments, drainage channels and earthen berms, the Geoweb system protects and stabilizes soils from erosion challenges, slides and washouts.

Benefits for Right-of-Way Protection

  • By stabilizing the upper soil layer, the GEOWEB system minimizes the impacts of soil saturation and resulting sloughing and movement.
  • Variable infill options include soil/vegetation, permeable aggregate and concrete for hard-armor protection.
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QUICK RESPONSE EMERGENCY REPAIR KIT

The Geoweb system is ideal for flood protection and to quickly respond to emergency repairs. Be prepared by having stock readily available for fast deployment. Contact us for more information about our Geoweb Emergency Repair Kit Stocking Program. See More


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