ManhattanGeolocation: 39.1918, -96.5572

In 2007, Terracon's Topeka office expanded to include a construction services satellite location, including an AASHTO and USACE certified laboratory, in Manhattan, Kan., to provide more responsive and convenient service to our clients. The Manhattan Terracon office provides services to construction projects including construction material testing, geotechnical evaluations and design, and environmental assessments. They have worked on major road construction projects, environmental redevelopment and building construction projects throughout the Manhattan and Topeka area.

1120 Hostetler Dr.
Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: (785) 539 9099
Fax: (785) 539 3347




Jamie Klein, P.E., Office Manager

Key Projects

KTA I-70 ExpansionGeolocation: 39.0558, -95.689
I-70 from East Topeka to Lawrence experiences high traffic volumes during the peak hours, as well as during the academic year with the University of Kansas. The Kansas Turnpike Authority hired HNTB Corporation to design a solution to alleviate the congestion and expand the toll plazas. Concurrently, aging bridges over the Kansas River needed to be replaced. HNTB initially retained Terracon to provide contract drilling and geotechnical laboratory services for the expansion project. In addition, the Hamm Companies also retained Terracon to provide construction observation and testing for…

National Bio and Agro-Defense FacilityGeolocation: 39.0558, -95.689
The Department of Homeland Security is building a $650-million, 500,000-square-foot laboratory to research and develop countermeasures to animal, human, and zoonotic diseases. The name of the lab will be the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). Terracon provided preliminary geotechnical and environmental services for the six final sites during the site selection process. Following the contract award, Terracon was retained to provide design specific environmental and geotechnical services at the Manhattan location. Facility design is underway with plans for construction to begin…

Topeka Chamber of Commerce – Center CrossingGeolocation: 39.0558, -95.689
The purpose of GO Topeka is to develop, promote, and initiate activities that transform Topeka/Shawnee County into a world class community of choice, creating prosperity for business, labor, and management. In 2007, GO Topeka obtained Terracon to conduct environmental and geotechnical services for the Center Crossing Commerce Park. Several entities had expressed interest in obtaining certain portions of the property. To be proactive in attracting future development, GO Topeka conducted several studies to provide geotechnical and environmental information to prospective purchasers.