LexingtonGeolocation: 38.0461, -84.4588

H.C. Nutting, A Terracon Company, opened the Lexington office in 2000 as a satellite to the Cincinnati office. The office was opened to expand our services further south into the Kentucky market where many of our employees have family and educational ties. In 2007, HCN joined Terracon after serving the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia areas since 1921. The Lexington office provides a wide range of services to projects. They have provided geotechnical evaluations, construction materials testing and engineering, environmental consulting and property condition assessments to construction projects.

2460 Palumbo Dr.
Lexington, KY 40509

Phone: (859) 303 9000
Fax: (859) 303 9001




Robert Schenck, Office Manager
Mark Westermann EI, Materials Project Manager

Key Projects

Eastern State Psychiatric HospitalGeolocation: 38.0317, -84.4951

This project involves the replacement of the Psychiatric Care Facility for Eastern State Hospital. The new facility is nestled on 30 acres located at the University of Kentucky Coldstream Research Park located off Newtown Pike in Lexington, Ky. The hospital campus consists of the main building, four patient care homes, central utility plant, and walking paths. H. C. Nutting, A Terracon Company, was contracted to provide the Special Inspections and also construction materials testing and inspection.

Kentucky 389 Slide RepairGeolocation: 38.6748, -85.0649
H. C. Nutting, A Terracon Company, was retained to provide construction materials inspection and quality control services for a proposed tieback retaining wall. This project was part of a permanent retaining system along the southern side of existing KY 389 near I-71 South. The landslide occurred due to creep movement of colluvium soils overlaying bedrock. The project also included installation of instrumentation for monitoring purposes. Inclinometers and load cells were installed at various tiebacks.

Patient Care Facility – Garage and HospitalGeolocation: 38.0317, -84.4951
H. C. Nutting, A Terracon Company, has provided geotechnical studies and construction testing and inspection services for this project on the University of Kentucky Campus in Lexington, Ky., since 2005. The project includes a new parking garage, multi-story hospital expansion, and pedestrian bridge over South Limestone Street connecting the two structures.