Cedar FallsGeolocation: 42.4785, -92.4541

The Cedar Falls office opened in 1980 as Terracon, shortly after the change from Soil Testing Services of Iowa. Since its beginning with two employees, it has grown in size to its peak of 29. Recent clients of the Cedar Falls office include John Deere Inc., Fagen Inc., the University of Northern Iowa, along with local architects, contractors, and civil engineers. Services include materials testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental assessments, and more. Contact the Cedar Falls Terracon office to discuss your environmental engineering and geotechnical consulting needs.

3105 Capital Way, Suite 5
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Phone: (319) 277 4016
Fax: (319) 277 4320




Rick Lockhart, Office Manager
Dave Cleary, Environmental Department Manager

Key Projects

Isle of Capri Hotel and CasinoGeolocation: 42.4928, -92.343

Terracon provided geotechnical and materials engineering and testing services for the nine-story Isle of Capri Hotel and Casino. This included full-time observations of drilled shaft installation and post-tension concrete construction. In addition, the casino was constructed over water to meet the Iowa gaming requirements, utilizing special subgrade construction.

John Deere Foundry FacilityGeolocation: 42.4928, -92.343
Terracon provided geotechnical and materials engineering and testing for the $100-million reconstruction of the John Deere Foundry Facility in Waterloo, Iowa.

Shell Rock Ethanol Production FacilityGeolocation: 42.7126, -92.5816
Terracon provided geotechnical, construction materials engineering and testing, and environmental services on the 100 MGY ethanol plant constructed in 2007 on a known karst site. Due to the site, special foundation design recommendations were provided.