Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical (soils) engineering studies are important in all phases (feasibility, design, and contruction) of a construction project, whether it is a subdivision, single family residence, industrial building, retail / office building, or an institutional structure.

InTEC helps clients evaluate the subsurface conditions in order to recommend the most suitable and cost-effective foundation alternative. This involves sampling and analysis of soil conditions.

Our geotechnical services include:

* Foundation and pavement design
* Feasibilities studies
* Site improvement and preparation recommendations
* Underpinning and special foundations
* Shallow foundations and rigid mats
* Deep foundations
* Earth retaining structures and reinforced earth
* Slope design and Slope stability analysis
* Expansive soils analysis
* Soil and rock instrumentation and blast monitoring
* Site groundwater and drainage control recommendations


InTEC maintains in-house drilling rig for quick turnaround to meet's clients schedule.

InTEC's soils laboratory in Louisiana is accredited by AASHTO.