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Sub-Ballast Stabilization

Introduction

Often poor subgrade soils do not possess the strength to support trackbed construction activities and the subsequent AREMA requirements. Installed at the bottom of the sub-ballast, Nilex’s subgrade separation and stabilization geosynthetic materials help distribute imposed loads more efficiently over the underlying subgrade, leading to a reduction in the required sub-ballast layer thickness.

Including Nilex’s geogrid and geotextile products in trackbed design improves the subgrade support – and ultimately the lifespan of the structure – by reducing and spreading the stress on the weak subgrade.

Sub-Ballast Stabilization Products

EnviroGrid (geocell) cellular confinement system

Nilex’s EnviroGrid (geocell) cellular confinement system is produced from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and has three dimensional cells that contain, confine and reinforce a variety of fill materials including native fill, topsoil, granular or concrete. This material has excellent...

Talbot Wind Farm Access Roads

The Talbot Wind Farm is a 103.5 MW wind energy project constructed on approximately 9,000 acres of private agricultural land in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. The site is located along Talbot Trail near the town of Ridgetown, between Highway 401 and the shore of Lake Erie. Access to the...

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