Geotechnical Investigations and Reports

From field investigations to final reports our staff has experience providing recommendations for bearing capacities, retaining wall foundations, foundation subgrade preparation requirements, excavation and backfill requirements, and recommendations for lateral earth pressures for retaining walls. ABCO Engineering has prepared reports for industrial, municipal, commercial, and residential sites. Our staff also provide concrete, asphalt, and gravel pavement designs. ABCO Engineering provides designs for geogrid and geotextile reinforced roadways over very soft subgrade soils and high groundwater conditions.

Our geotechnical services include installation of monitoring wells, monitoring groundwater fluctuation, sampling, and testing.

Geotechnical Exploration

Structural Fill Preparation for Foundations

Foundation Inpections

ABCO Engineering can inspect your foundation excavations before formwork or reinforcing steel is placed to verify conformance with site geotechnical recommendations. Routinely our staff performs inspections and prepares reports for projects subject to the hillside ordinances in the Treasure Valley.

Foundation Subgrade Analysis

Dewatering Plans

We provide customized dewatering plans based on site specific conditions. Our dewatering plans include calculations for flow, seepage and removal of sediment from turbid water.

Our staff can perform site visits and provide testing and monitoring of discharge water to verify compliance with State Water Quality Standards.

Settling and Infiltration Pond

Sediment Settling Pond

Dewatering Excavation

Coffer Dam

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