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Title: Engineering use of geotextiles in railroad track construction and rehabilitation
Authors: Coleman, David M.
Taylor, Hugh M.
Keywords: Drainage
Erosion control
Railroad embankments
Railroad tracks
Railroad foundations
Soil stabilization
Publisher: Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; GL-91-18.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: This report presents recommendations for the use of geotextiles in railroad track construction and rehabilitation projects. In order to provide the reader with a comprehensive package, the use of geotextiles for in-track applications, drainage applications, and erosion control applications is presented. For each of these general areas, recommended geotextile property requirements, design criteria, and installation considerations are presented. Recommended guide specifications are also given for each application.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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