Cultural Resources

As an additional benefit to our clients, Terracon offers Cultural Resource Management services. Our archaeologists and historic preservation experts specialize in identification, survey, research, and evaluation. We are able to provide comprehensive assessments and appropriate recommendations while considering your budget and time constraints.

Archaeological services include:

  • Archival Research and Literature Review
  • Pedestrian Identification Surveys
  • Treatment Plans and Management Plans
  • National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Eligibility Testing and Data Recovery Excavations
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping
  • Artifact Analysis
  • Site Registration
  • Preparation of Agreement Documents
  • State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Consultation
  • Tribal Consultation
  • Section 106, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) Compliance

Historic preservation services include:

  • Heritage Documentation/Historic Structure Surveys (Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER)/Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS))
  • Design Guidelines
  • Development Histories
  • Architectural and Historical Analyses
  • Heritage Education
  • Section 106 Compliance
  • NHRP Nominations
  • Guidance for the Establishment of a Certified Local Government (CLG) program

The Cultural Resource Management staff has been a vital component of Terracon’s environmental service line since 2003. Their investigations have spanned the United States in both rural and urban areas. Our proven Cultural Resource Management group can assist you as you navigate through the process of complying with federal and state regulations to achieve an outcome that bridges governmental requirements and your business needs. Our team also assists clients with additional services such as publication production, public educational meetings, and presentations to civic organizations and neighborhood groups.


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