Geotechnical Services

ELR provides quality services in the areas of geotechnical investigation, design, evaluation, and analysis. Building on years of experience, we are dedicated to providing effective solutions to clients’ most challenging soil, rock, and groundwater needs.

  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Foundation Investigations
  • Shallow/Deep Foundation Design
  • Slope Stability Evaluations
  • Settlement Analysis
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Geosynthestics Reinforcing Design
  • Paving Design/Inspection/Evaluation
  • Excavation/Bulkhead Design
  • Dewatering Analysis
  • Seepage Evaluation
  • Dam/Embankment Designs
  • Dam Evaluation
  • Seismic Evaluation
  • Ground Improvement
  • Instrumentation

Subsurface Exploration

We are committed to providing quality results and utilizing our knowledge and diverse experience in geotechnical engineering to assist clients with a variety of subsurface exploration needs.

  • Soil Borings
  • Piezometers
  • Groundwater/Gas Monitor Wells
  • Recovery Wells
  • Slope Inclinometers
  • Soil/Groundwater Probes

Sample Geotechnical Engineering Projects





MOT-75-12.00 VECP Dayton, Ohio $125,000,000 Ohio Dept. of Transportation, Kokosing Construction Company
Willow Island Pleasants County, West Virginia $35,100,000 The Ruhlin Company
Putnam PSD 2008 Putnam County, West Virginia $16,400,000 Putnam County Public Service District
Holden Water System Upgrade Logan County, West Virginia $8,400,000 Logan County Public Service District
Dille-Widen Water Distribution System Extension Nicholas & Clay Counties, West Virginia $5,030,000 Birch River Public Service District
Belo Industrial Park Mingo County, West Virginia $1,300,000 Mingo County Redevelopment Authority
Earl Ray Tomblin Industrial Park and Access Road Logan County, West Virginia $1,200,000 Logan County Development Authority
Chief Logan Recreation Center Logan County, West Virginia $5,200,000 West Virginia Department of Natural Resources