State of Minnesota

Department of Transportation Specifications

December, 2011


Minnesota DOT has developed its own geotextile specifications. Below are our geotextile products that meet the Minnesota DOT geotextile specification, listed by their application.

Our geogrids are included in the "MBW Unit/Geosynthetic Reinforcement Combinations" listing.

Click on the red product name for a data sheet.

Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 Type I Subsurface Drainage (A) Fabric
Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 Type II Wrapping Joints (Concrete) GEO-4.0-100NW --
Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 Type III Riprap (Classes I & II) GEO-4.0-100NW --
Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 Type IV Riprap (Classes III & IV)
Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 Type V Separation / Stabilization --

More resources may be found on the web:

State QPL information:

Section 3733.2 Table 3733-1 - - Type VI Earth Reinforcement & Riprap (Class V)  Is site specific.

The above information is to be used only as a guide.
Products on the above list can change without notice.
Minnesota does not have an APL/ QPL for fabrics.

Areas Served:
We are proud to serve the geotextile needs of the State of Minnesota, including: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Plymouth, St. Cloud, Eagan, Woodbury, Maple Grove, Coon Rapids, Eden Prairie, Burnsville, Blaine, Lakeville, Minnetonka, Apple Valley, Edina, St. Louis Park, Mankato, Moorhead, Maplewood, Shakopee, Richfield, Cottage Grove, Inver Grove Heights, Roseville, Andover, Brooklyn Center, Winona, Oakdale, Fridley, Savage, Owatonna, Shoreview, Austin, White Bear Lake, Chaska, Ramsey, Faribault, Champlin, Elk River, Chanhassen, Prior Lake, Hastings, Crystal, Rosemount, New Brighton, Farmington, Golden Valley, New Hope, Lino Lakes, South St. Paul, Northfield, Willmar, West St. Paul, Columbia Heights, Forest Lake, Stillwater and all other areas of Minnesota.