Vermont Local Roads announced last week that the workshop “Geosynthetics for Local Roads Maintenance and Construction,” will be held on Tuesday, May 3 in Rutland and Wednesday, May 4 in Berlin.
This full-day 6 hour workshop will discuss the functions and benefits of using geotextiles. Topics include: An introduction to geosynthetics, a history of its evolution, different types of geotextiles, tips on installation, a demo and a discussion of geogrids and geocells.
Vermont Local Roads is pleased to have John Hopkins as the class instructor. John has over 30 years experience in construction and road maintenance. He has served as the director of LTAP centers in Oklahoma, Montana, Arizona and Idaho.