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Geosynthetics Engineering Workshop (1-Day)

PROGRAM AREA: Geotechnical
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
1 Days
0.6 Units
$625 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


This course (1-day) provides training on construction with geosynthetics in transportation applications. The course examines the use of geotextiles, geogrids, pavement edge drains, drainage composites, erosion control materials and sediment control materials. Construction of filtration, drainage, temporary and permanent erosion control, sediment control, roadway separation, roadway reinforcement, roadway subgrade improvement, pavement overlays, embankments over soft foundations, mechanically stabilized earth walls, mechanically stabilized earth slopes applications are reviewed.

This 1-day construction summary course provides an introduction to geosynthetic installations.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize geosynthetic applications for transportation facilities, construction and maintenance
  • Identify types of geosynthetics and the functions they perform
  • State and review general construction procedures and inspection items for geosynthetic installations
  • Locate references on geosynthetic materials and geosynthetic applications


Federal, State and local transportation personnel (bridge, hydraulic, pavement, geotechnical, construction, and maintenance engineers, and construction inspectors and technicians) involved with construction and maintenance of transportation facilities that include earthwork construction.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


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