Las VegasGeolocation: 36.0645, -115.1453

Terracon's Las Vegas office has provided geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering and testing services since 1993 and maintains a diversified staff of qualified and experienced engineers, geologists, and environmental scientists. The local Terracon team has more than 30 employees and has played an integral part in the successful completion of a wide variety of public and private projects throughout Nevada. In addition to more than 25 major high-rise hotel casinos in Las Vegas, including the Venetian, Cosmopolitan, Planet Hollywood, Caesar's Palace, and The Palms, the office has been involved in numerous transportation projects, including Nevada's first design-build transportation project. Terracon has also completed a number of industrial, commercial office complexes, and major public works projects for the City of Las Vegas, Clark County, McCarran International Airport, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, and other agencies. Terracon's Las Vegas office has led the local geotechnical market with innovative, economical, and efficient methods of ground improvement and foundation design since opening. The Las Vegas office was the first to employ design concepts using drilled cast-in-place concrete shafts, secant pile walls, tiebacks, soil nails, micropile foundations, and micropile ground improvement in Southern Nevada. Terracon's environmental professionals provide environmental services including: Phase I environmental site assessments, investigation/risk based corrective action, remediation, asbestos/lead-based paint, industrial hygiene, brownfields, regulatory compliance, telecommunications, NEPA/natural and cultural resources, and solid waste. The Las Vegas office maintains a fully-equipped 8,200-square-foot, AASHTO/IAS/CCRL accredited laboratory, providing complete geotechnical and construction materials engineering and testing services for soils, aggregates, concrete, masonry, steel, and asphalt. Terracon also maintains two drill rigs in Las Vegas. Terracon's Las Vegas office has been working with Terracon corporate Transportation and Infrastructure Sector and the Northwest Division to develop opportunities in Canada. Currently, Terracon is pursuing design-build transportation projects in Vancouver, Edmonton, and Saskatoon.

750 Pilot Rd., Suite F
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Phone: (702) 597 9393
Fax: (702) 597 9009




Daniel De Battista, P.E., Office Manager
Gwen Fitzmier, CSR

Key Projects

Basic SubstationGeolocation: 36.0337, -115.0024
BMI Facility Terracon developed a Work Plan to address historical total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) and polychlorinated biphenyl's (PCBs) contamination resulting from past site operations. The Basic Substation parcels were developed in the 1940s to provide power to the BMI Industrial Complex and as a transformer maintenance facility. The investigation encompassed three parcels totaling 13.1 acres. As part of the investigation, Terracon completed more than 150 soil borings and installed five groundwater monitoring wells to delineate the extent of soil contamination and determine…

Cosmopolitan Resort and CasinoGeolocation: 36.1084, -115.1732
Terracon provided geotechnical design and construction inspection services for Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino project, a $1.5-billion development located on Las Vegas Boulevard. The site will have twin high-rise towers, retail structures, and below grade parking. Foundations consist of extensive use of ground improvements, by more than 1400 Micropile type ground improvement bars extending 120 to 200 feet below original grade. Terracon performed structural steel fabrication shop testing and inspection services at the Schuff Steel fabrication shop located in Ottawa, Kan. Terracon's structural…

The Smith Center for the Performing ArtsGeolocation: 36.1146, -115.1728
The Smith Center is a 2,015-seat, $245-million, performing arts center being constructed in downtown Las Vegas as part of the Symphony Park improvement plan. Terracon was contracted to perform Special Inspection services for the entire project. In addition to the traditional special inspections performed by Terracon, we have been asked by the owner to assist with inspection during the installation of an advanced vapor mitigation system. The site is located on a former Union Pacific Railroad transfer station and decades of fuel and grease leakage has seeped deep into the earth. Excavation…

Venetian Resort Hotel CasinoGeolocation: 36.1146, -115.1728
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is a $1.5-billion, mega-resort located on the famous Las Vegas Strip. The first phase of The Venetian opened May 3, 1999, re-creating Venice's legendary landmarks. Terracon provided services on several projects at this property: - Geotechnical services on the Venetian Expansion, Phase 2C. The expansion is constructed on approximately 15 acres of land located behind the existing casino. - Micropile evaluation, analysis and assessment services for the Phantom Theatre $40-million, state-of-the-art facility housing the Las Vegas production of The Phantom…