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News Briefs Fall '10

We are pleased to announce Midwest Testing Laboratory, Inc. (Midwest Testing) has joined Terracon. Midwest Testing has more than 50 employees and offices in Fargo, Bismarck, and Grand Forks, with CMET satellite offices in Jamestown and Dickinson, ND. Established in 1975, Midwest Testing provides geotechnical engineering and CMET services.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) selected Terracon’s Cincinnati office to perform a geotechnical study for segments 5 and 7 of the U.S. 31 Interchange and Roadway Reconstruction project, which involves construction of approximately 7.8 miles of roadway and nine bridge structures. Barrier walls are proposed on both sides of U.S. 31 and various other auxiliary roads/ramps within the project limits, in addition to more than 200 test borings.

Alain J. Gallet, P.E., has been appointed Terracon’s national director of energy services. Gallet is a Senior Principal, senior vice president, and was the Gulf Coast East Division manager (formerly Gallet & Associates, Inc.). He started Gallet in 1989 and served as CEO until Gallet joined Terracon in 2009. As the national director, Gallet will be responsible for the overall development and strategic growth of our Energy Services Business Sector. With more than 35 years of experience in geotechnical and environmental engineering, he has managed multidisciplinary projects, offices, and companies throughout his career. He has a master’s degree in geotechnical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida.

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