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Geotechnical Engineering


Geotechnical Engineering Services provide a clear understanding of a site’s geophysical conditions and can be key to planning and design.

The KBJW staff of experienced geotechnical engineers and geologists provide expert analysis and reliable data to help our clients make decisions and meet or exceed project goals.

Working with clients at all stages of design and construction, KBJW provides Geotechnical Services for a broad range of project types and sizes, including commercial developments, transportation, industrial and residential projects. Focused on our clients, our team specializes in site evaluation and design assistance specific to the complex geologic conditions of the Mid-Atlantic region.

With a full complement of supporting engineers and field technicians, KBJW’s geotechnical team is an integral part of our clients’ development and construction team. Backed by our in-house U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and AASHTO certified testing laboratory, KBJW provides solutions and the necessary follow-through from planning, through design and construction.

Once our clients are ready to begin their project, our team of inspectors and materials testing technicians provide the necessary special and third-party inspection services to ensure project specifications are met and our clients’ final product is successful.

Areas of Expertise

  • Preliminary Geotechnical Site Analysis
  • Shrink / Swell Soil Analysis
  • Compaction Testing using Nuclear Density Gauge
  • Water & Wastewater Facility Design
  • Permeability Testing

  • Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity Testing
  • Special Inspections and Testing
  • US Army Corps of Engineers and AASHTO Certified Laboratory
  • Concrete Field and Laboratory Testing
  • Proof Roll inspections

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Recent Geotechnical Engineering Projects

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