Terracon's Longmont office was retained by the St. Vrain Valley School District to perform a geotechnical investigation, as well as construction materials engineering and testing and Special Inspections, during construction for a new 190,000-square-foot high school that will have capacity for 1,800 students and classroom space for 1,000 students. The $34 million addition is expected to continue through fall of 2011.
To date, Terracon's Longmont office has provided environmental, geotechnical and materials testing services for more than 50 new schools or school additions.
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Terracon's Longmont office was established in 1978 as Empire Laboratories. The office was opened with just one person, Edward Paas, P.E., who is still the office manager. In 1992, Terracon acquired Empire Laboratories. The small, but dedicated staff have provided quality engineering and contruction materials engineering and testing services along the Front Range to projects including the 29th Street Mall Redevelopment, I-25 Widening between WCR 16 to SH 119, Longmont United Hospital additions, multiple park and municipal projects for the City of Longmont, and St. Vrain Valley School…