Geotechnical

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Before owners can build highways, dams, buildings and other structures, they need a geotechnical evaluation partner to help determine how the characteristics of the soil conditions on the site will react under the stress caused by the weight of the structure. Terracon’s geotechnical engineering team is that partner.

Our geotechnical engineering services support all phases of a project, from preliminary design through completion of the building process, including:

  1. Making judgments and advising owners on the structural and economical feasibility of a project from the standpoint of subsurface conditions.
  2. Determining the physical and engineering characteristics of the soil/rock and their probable behavior under stress, interpreting this data and recommending design parameters.
  3. Observing conditions during construction and recommending, when necessary, modifications to the design of the project.

Terracon participates as a vital member of the project team, focusing on project objectives and using innovative technologies to provide practical design recommendations.