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Choosing the Right Load Test for Your Project

Choosing the right load test for your project requires a clear understanding of all stakeholder needs, a tailored engineering experience designed for meeting project goals, understanding the environment which it is being performed and an inherent, competent engineering knowledge applied for best value consideration. Remember– not all load test designs can meet desired outcomes! Think …

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Parkside Pedestrian Bridge – Washington, D.C.

Construction is underway on a pedestrian bridge that will provide access between multiple neighborhoods and a local Metro Station in Washington, D.C.. The Parkside Pedestrian Bridge will cross over DC-295, as well as the WMATA/CSX railroad tracks in the area, in order to provide safe foot traffic over its 400-foot span. Auger cast in place …

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Tunneling Operations – SC-940 in Baltimore, MD

Staff Geologist, Derek Seibel mobilized to support NE Remsco with preconstruction soil borings and rock core drilling for SC-940, located in Baltimore, MD. FTG is also providing on-call vibration monitoring and instrumentation services during the tunneling operations. Test borings allow Team FTG to examine and identify the native material, with minimal ground disturbances, before tunneling …

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Geotechnical Investigation – Temple Hills, MD

In Prince Georges County, Maryland, FTG routinely provides Special Inspection services as the Geotechnical Inspector of Record (GIR). One such project is a new self-storage project in Temple Hills, Maryland. In response to conditions encountered during construction, FTG teamed with the Geotechnical Engineer of Record ATC Group of Columbia, Maryland to assist in forging a …

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Freedom Road Bridge – Butler County, PA

Our team is on site to perform quality assurance testing for drilled shafts in the two abutments for a new bridge located on PennDOT’s ECMS 67185 SR 3020, Freedom Road over Interstate 76 in Butler County, Pennsylvania. FTG is performing both Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) and Thermal Integrity Profile (TIP) testing for McCrossin Foundations. Testing …

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Sailfish Bridge – Montgomery, NY

When last minute requests for load testing, CSL testing and drilled shaft inspection came in, Contractor Petillo New York and Drilled Shaft Contractor Precision Drilling knew where to look. When given the parameters of testing, Foundation Test Group designed a test program utilizing Apple dynamic testing, static lateral load testing, CSL and manned inspection of …

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Drilled Shaft Inspections in Atlanta, Georgia

For the SD1975 Bridge Project over Lindbergh Drive in Atlanta, GA, Team FTG provided a range of specialty testing for Drilled Shaft inspection in construction of a new railroad bridge. For Deep Foundation Contractor Clearwater Construction of Mercer, Pennsylvania. From its deep foundation inspection arsenal, FTG utilized two downhole cameras to inspect and confirm the quality …

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