Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention CenterGeolocation: 38.9394, -94.7966

The Heart of America Group completed building a 10-story, 200 room hotel, and 25,000 square foot conference center that opened in the summer of 2015. The $51 million new Embassy Suites & Conference Center is Heart of America's third hotel property in Olathe, Kansas. The hotel includes a pool and fitness center, a restaurant and bar, and a large commons area. The 25,000-square-foot conference center can hold about 1,000 people. Terracon was retained by the Heart of America Group to perform the geotechnical consulting and engineering, materials inspections and testing, structural steel inspections, and Special Inspections. Geotechnical Engineering evaluations and recommendations included: Subsurface Soil and Rock Conditions, Groundwater Conditions, Earthwork, Foundation Design and Constructions, Floor Slab Design and Construction, and Pavement Thickness. Materials Inspections and Testing included: Engineered Fill Observation and Testing, Foundation Observation and Testing, Pavement Subgrade, Non-Structural Concrete Testing, Asphalt Pavement Material Testing, and Special Inspection Requirements of the 2012 IBC Code, Section 1704. Reinforced Steel, Post-Tension and Structural Concrete Observation and Testing included: Foundation Walls, Columns, Elevator Pit Walls and Base, Thickened Slab Sections, Slab-on-Grade, Post-Tension Concrete, and Drill and Epoxy Anchors.

Olathe, KS 66061


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LenexaGeolocation: 38.9543, -94.746
Terracon's Lenexa office provides a full range of geotechnical, environmental, construction materials, and facilities engineering services throughout the Kansas City metro. With more than 35 years of experience with offices in Kansas City, our employees are knowledgeable about local geologic conditions, construction materials procedures and codes, and environmental policies, regulations and concerns. We have a fully equipped, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) certified laboratory, supported by the…