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Workshop Covering Advanced Topics in Rockfall Mitigation

March 23, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The event will be held Thursday, March 23rd in the Mountain View Room at the Hampton Inn, Pikeville KY.

To register for the event, please contact:
Justin Anderson, M.S., P.E. at anderson@gsi.us or by phone at 859.361.2465
Paul Travis, E.I.T. at paul@gsi.us or by phone at 859.200.5347
Brian Edwards, E.I.T. at brian@gsi.us or by phone at 859.629.5698



Workshop opens at 7:30 a.m. and starts 8:00 a.m.
8:00 – 1:00 pm
Presented material will include:
  • Rock Mass Properties and Data Collection
  • Rock Slope Analysis Tools including Stereonets, Markland’s Analysis, RockPack III,
    and other Tools
  • Shear Strength & Safety Factors * Large Rock Formation Stabilization – discussion of different anchoring methods and their installation
  • Rock Slope Stabilization Mitigation Design Considerations
  • Mechanical Scaling Tools and their Application
  • Rockfall Mitigation Methods – their products & applications
  • Case Studies & Design Parameters
12:00 – 1:00
Working Lunch – Box lunch will be provided
1:00 – 4:00pm
GCS Wall Site visit
“Hatfield” and McCoy Rockfall Stabilization Site Visit
US 23 Rockfall Field trip -US 23, MP 15.8
Marty Woodard PhD, P.E., P.G.
Regional Engineer, GeoStabilization International
Justin Anderson, P.E.
Project Development Engineer, GeoStabilization International
Paul Travis, P.E.
Project Development Engineer, GeoStabilization International
Brian Edwards, P.E.
Project Development Engineer, GeoStabilization International


March 23, 2017
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hampton Inn Pikeville
831 Hambley Blvd
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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