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Geotechnical

Geotechnical Engineering Services

Geotechnical engineering is one of the most specialized disciplines in the ever changing world of engineering, technology and construction. Geotechnical engineers are often called upon to integrate theory, state-of-the-art practices and economic trade-offs to develop sound and feasible solutions to subsurface conditions and problems. In order to accomplish this, geotechnical engineers must rely on the knowledge of civil engineering, geology, hydrology, and knowledge of soil and rock mechanics to predict the compatibility of man-made structures with the underlying soil and rock materials.

Frost GeoSciences, Inc., provides a full range of consulting geotechnical engineering services. Each project begins with a review of the geologic and hydrologic setting of the site using published geology maps and aerial photography. A properly planned field exploration program is then developed so that suitable soil and rock samples may be obtained from the project site. Soil and rock samples are transported to our laboratory where they are evaluated and tested by trained, experienced professionals to determine their physical characteristics. These test results are evaluated by geotechnical engineers who develop practical geotechnical engineering solutions and recommendations that are presented in a written report to our clients.

Frost GeoSciences’ geotechnical engineering services include the following:

  • Subsurface explorations
  • Foundation engineering
  • Earthen structures
  • Feasibility studies
  • Field observation and testing
  • Subsurface groundwater modeling
  • Soil improvement
  • Retention systems
  • Pavement design

Frost GeoSciences is a Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and Emerging Small Business Enterprise (ESBE), registered with the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency.