Category: Delivering Success

Terracon Can Help You Interpret Accessibility Requirements

July 29, 2021

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a federal civil rights law that covers employment, state and local government, and telecommunications, in addition to places of public accommodation and commercial facilities. It is …

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Protecting Our First Responders

July 27, 2021

The dangers for our intrepid firefighters do not necessarily end when the flames are extinguished. The potential for exposure to a wide variety of toxic substances like asbestos, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and carcinogenic volatile …

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Pile Driving Capabilities Enhance Terracon’s Solar Services

July 27, 2021

Test Pile Installation and Critical Data Recording Keeps Projects Moving Forward Two things have become clear as the U.S. solar industry has matured. First, the market has become more competitive and power purchase agreements (PPAs) …

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How 3D Printing Is Providing Building Enclosure Engineered Solutions for Fenestration Testing

June 30, 2021

If you have ever worked on a project involving water penetration testing of doors, windows, curtain walls, or similar systems, you know that the challenges faced in terms of equipment, difficult transitions, and interfaces can …

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Reducing Carbon Emissions Through Superior Geodesign

June 11, 2021

Terracon’s Second-Generation Pier Foundation is the Future of Wind Turbine Foundation Design Hoover Dam, completed in 1933, was an engineering marvel, requiring more than 3 million cubic yards of concrete to harness the power of …

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Terracon’s Pre-Task Planning Protocols Deliver during Trying Times

May 12, 2021

In the world of consulting, during a normal year, plans can change by the minute. With a worldwide pandemic compounding challenges, plans can often change by the second. In February 2020, Terracon was contracted by …

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Replacing Aging Gas Pipeline Infrastructure in Karst – The WB Xpress Project

April 29, 2021

Building and maintaining vital infrastructure such as gas pipelines through miles of land with numerous karst features requires ingenuity and expertise to avoid pitfalls that affect construction and the long-term performance as well as the …

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How is Your Building Performing?

April 28, 2021

Property condition assessments (PCAs) are a familiar tool for documenting the physical characteristics of a property while also providing estimates for future repair, replacement, and maintenance costs. But what about energy costs? Monthly energy costs, …

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Terracon’s TARGETID Provides Vital Data for MLS Stadium Construction Project

April 28, 2021

When completed in spring 2022, Nashville Soccer Club’s (SC) new stadium will be the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States. Terracon has been involved since the project’s beginning, providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials …

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Rising Above to See What’s Below

April 7, 2021

UAVs Help Terracon Technicians Locate Underground Obstacles on Overgrown Land Navigating multiple acres of dense, thorny brush on foot is a difficult task, even for native wildlife. For technicians hired to locate buried oil and …

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