Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtain

Meets (or Exceeds) DOT Type 2 Specifications

Type 2 DOT Turbidity CurtainBuilt in the USA, Triton Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtains are a favorite for Dept. of Transportation construction sites and road projects bordering waterways or wetlands. Triton Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtain is designed specifically for use in Dept. of Transportation jobsites with any of these conditions:

  • Moving water, currents, or tides
  • Waves up to two feet (2 ft.)
  • Moderate wind
  • Currents up to 1 knot

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Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtain Technical Specifications

Curtain Panel Length Available in 50 ft. or 100 ft. Sections
Curtain Depth Standard is 5 ft., Other Sizes (3 ft. to 20 ft.) Available
Fabric 18 oz. PVC, UV-Protective Treatment
Color Yellow, For High Visibility
Flotation 6 in. or 8 in. Square Foam Filled Floats
Tension Cable 5/16 in. Tension Cable (Below Float)
Bottom Ballast Chain 5/16 in. Galvanized Chain
Connectors Grommets, Top and Bottom Stress Plates With Shackle Connectors For Support
Anchor Points Generally Recommended At Each 50 ft. Interval*
Flyer Triton Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtain Flyer (PDF)

Type 2 DOT Turbidity Barrier* Our experts can help you determine the anchor pattern and placement needed to support Dept. of Transportation compliance requirements for your job site. Additionally, having the right anchor pattern, installation design, and anchor type can significantly reduce the curtain loads, increasing the field-use-life and performance effectiveness of the turbidity curtain.

Note: The components listed above are recommended for fresh water applications or project sites where the floating turbidity barrier will be in use no longer than 12 months. For salt water environments, the components recommended are: stainless steel cable, zinc anode connectors, and stainless steel chain.



Other Triton Type 2 Turbidity Curtain Choices

GEI Works also manufactures a wide variety of other turbidity curtain options. For additional Type 2 Turbidity Curtain choices (including Contractor Grade, Heavy Duty, and Permeable curtains), please see: Triton Type 2 Turbidity Curtain Options. For a full listing of all Triton turbidity barriers, please see: Triton Turbidity Barrier Product line.

If you're unsure of which type of floating silt barrier is needed for a job site's requirements, please review these helpful guides:


Do you need turbidity control in calm water or within DOT regulations? View GEI Works' entire selection of Turbidity Barriers and Silt Curtains.

Still unsure or need assistance? Contact us at +1-772-646-0597! Our GEI Works experts are available to answer your questions, and provide you with availability and pricing.

Type 2 Sediment Curtain Accessories

Turbidity Curtains Anchor KitWhen dealing with moving water, including waves and strong currents, anchoring your curtain correctly is the most important part of turbidity control. An improperly anchored turbidity barrier will fail. Choosing the proper accessories can make or break your project's success. Just a few of the necessary components are:


See more information about accessories for the Type 2 DOT turbidity curtain on our Marine Accessories PDF Flyer.


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