College StationGeolocation: 30.5829, -96.3927
Terracon's College Station office had its beginnings in 1946 in Bryan, Texas, when Spencer J. Buchanan, Sr. founded SJBA to provide civil, geotechnical, and materials engineering and testing services. Terracon acquired SJBA in October 2006. We moved into our new facility in Aggieland Business Park, College Station, in 2008. College Station has a staff of 14.
Terracon provided geotechnical engineering services for Bryan ISD Kemp Elementary and Carver Early Childhood Center's structure and surrounding parking areas. Based on the geotechnical drilling and testing, Terracon provided recommendations for spread footing and slab on ground construction. This project consisted of additions to an existing structure careful consideration was made in planning new footing that would be near existing building foundations. Terracon was also selected to provide materials engineering and testing and observations.
Terracon provided geotechnical engineering services for the new College Station ISD High School. This project consisted of a new three-story, 500,000 square-foot high school building and associated sports fields. The geotechnical recommendations provided data for drilled and under reamed pier foundation construction. Terracon was an active participant in several on-site meetings with school district officials and the architect prior to and during construction. Terracon is currently providing materials engineering and testing and observations with construction to be complete in the spring of…
Terracon provided geotechnical engineering services for Gander Mountain's Retail Facility. Materials engineering and testing and observations for the site work included drilled and under reamed footings, chemically-treated fill materials, proof rolling the existing subgrade, tilt-wall construction inspections, storm water management inspections, timber log structural inspections, structural steel observations, reinforcing steel observations, and concrete testing and sampling.