Offices


CharlotteGeolocation: 35.2722, -80.8224

Terracon's Charlotte office has provided a full range of construction materials engineering and testing and Special Inspection services, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, and asbestos and lead services since 2003. In October 2009, WPC joined forces with Terracon, expanding our capabilities and presence in the Charlotte market. Our practice is focused on providing engineering expertise and solutions that exceed client expectations. Each project is supported by a dedicated team of engineers and technical staff committed to working closely with owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, and general contractors, and will respond with innovative and timely solutions for each project.

2020-E. Starita Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: (704) 509 1777
Fax: (704) 509 1888

Services

Environmental
Facilities
Geotechnical
Materials

Contacts

Michael Schrum, P.E., Office Manager

Key Projects


Charlotte Area Transit SystemGeolocation: 35.2271, -80.8431
The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) developed its South Corridor Light Rail (Blue Line) as the first node in a multi-line system of light rail and commuter rail service. The Blue Line Extension (BLE) is nearly 11 miles long, with 13 stations both elevated and at-grade, and six single-span and eight multi-span bridges, one 300 foot underpass, two 1,000 vehicle parking decks and a vehicle maintenance facility. Terracon's scope of work included obtaining general geotechnical information regarding the subsurface conditions within the areas of the proposed construction through the use of…

NASCAR Hall of FameGeolocation: 35.2215, -80.8444
Terracon was contracted by the City of Charlotte through a quality-based selection process to provide geotechnical, shear wave velocity profiling, materials engineering and testing, and Special Inspections services for the NASCARĀ® Hall of Fame project. Beginning in July 2006, Terracon performed geotechnical investigations and shear wave velocity profiling for the Hall of Fame and the adjacent NASCARĀ® Office Tower to evaluate the subsurface conditions and profile of bedrock. Terracon also provided the design for the soil-nail and shotcrete shoring wall and retaining wall systems for the…

 Terracon provides a multitude of services to public sector clients to help them meet their specific goals and budgets.
Port of Anchorage ExpansionGeolocation: 61.2181, -149.9003
The Port of Anchorage is in the process of undergoing a 10-year, $500 million expansion. Terracon was retained as the geotechnical consultant to the program manager for the project, Integrated Concepts Research Corporation, a subsidiary to Koniag Services, an Alaska Native American Corporation. The geotechnical exploration phase included planning and supervision of offshore drilling, electric cone penetrometer (CPTU) testing operations, in-situ vane shear, and shear wave velocity testing. Terracon also performed triaxial shear, direct simple shear and cyclic shear testing and numerous…