LufkinGeolocation: 31.3175, -94.7115
Terracon's Lufkin office was established in 1984 by Mr. William V. Jacobs, P.E., and Mr. Daniel E. Pickett, P.E., who founded Pickett-Jacobs Consultants, Inc. (PJC) to provide geotechnical and construction materials engineering and testing services. Terracon acquired PJC in January 2004 in order to provide a local presence in east Texas.
Terracon's Lufkin office is conveniently located at 1609 South Chestnut Street, Suite 107, near the Chamber of Commerce, and in the complex with local engineers, architects, and developers. Lufkin provides services to a broad area, including western Louisiana. The Lufkin office currently has 16 full-time employees and two part-time employees. Three of those employees are located at a project office near Shreveport, La.
Lufkin I.S.D.Geolocation: 31.3382, -94.7291
Science Wing and Auditorium
The project included a new science wing, auditorium, and trades building at the Lufkin Independent School District High School. The science wing is 13,000 square feet in size, the auditorium is 26,000 square feet in size, and the trades building is 3,000 square feet in size.
Geotechnical services consisted of drilling soil exploration borings, performing applicable geotechnical laboratory testing, and geotechnical analysis. A final report was provided which included recommendations for site and sub-grade preparation, select fill pads, and shallow spread…
Cardiovascular Stroke Center
This project included the construction of a new Cardiovascular Stroke Center at the existing Memorial Health Systems of East Texas facility. The Patient Tower is four stories in height, and was constructed with the structural capacity to support three additional floors in the future. The project also included a heliopad which was constructed on the roof, pavements, and the expansion of the Central Plant.
Geotechnical services consisted of drilling soil exploration borings to depths up to 100 feet, performing applicable geotechnical laboratory testing, and…
The new Student Recreation Center for Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, is a two-level structure, approximately 55,000 square feet in area on the ground floor. The foundation system for the structure consisted of drilled and underreamed footings with a grade-supported floor slab.
Geotechnical services included drilling a total of 33 soil sample borings to depths of 5 to 25 feet below the existing ground surface. Terracon provided recommendations for drilled and underreamed piers and a conventionally-reinforced grade-supported floor slab for the…