Palisade Palms Residential Development, Phase I-East BeachGeolocation: 29.3013, -94.7977

The project involved two twenty-seven story residential condominiums on a site on East Beach in Galveston, TX. Construction also included a two level parking garage adjacent to each condominium. The geotechnical scope of services included performing exploratory borings, laboratory soil testing to evaluate soil properties, and provided recommendations for foundation systems for the proposed structures. The structures are supported on pile groups consisting of augered cast-in place (ACIP) piles. Extensive settlement analyses were performed for the foundations systems.

Galveston, TX


Associated Office

HoustonGeolocation: 29.8312, -95.5665
Terracon's Houston office was founded in 1994 as HBC Engineering, Inc. Our doors were opened in Houston starting with five employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials, and facilities services. In 1998, HBC was acquired by Terracon and continued to grow and expand its geographic reach. By 2009 Terracon Houston had grown to over 140 professionals. The office remains a strong influence in the Houston engineering and consulting market.