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Date & Time:

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST

Free Online Webinar
Earn 1.0 PDH Credit

Presenter: Sam Justice, P.E.

Ballast degradation can rapidly occur under heavy axle loadings over soft subgrade soils. Ballast failure can lead to speed reductions, track downtime, and costly maintenance and repairs. In railroad applications, the GEOWEB® Ballast Stabilization System reduces the vertical pressure reaching the subgrade and provides a high-stiffness foundation. GEOWEB-stabilized ballast significantly reduces ballast movement, aggregate rotation, and rail settlement—resulting in increased ballast life and long-term performance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of GEOWEB-stabilized ballast from accredited research and testing.
  • Learn how the GEOWEB stabilization system can reduce vertical ballast pressure and ballast movement.
  • Understand the typical applications for GEOWEB ballast stabilization.
  • Learn how to apply GEOWEB stabilization to extend rail life and reduce maintenance.


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Maximizing Ballast Life and Rail Performance with the GEOWEB® Geocells Presented by Sam Justice - 1.0 PDH

Feb 6, 202411:00 am1 hour