GeoConcepts Completing Geotechnical Engineering Studies for 12 VDOT Bridges
GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc.
(ASHBURN, March 5, 2012) –GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc. (GeoConcepts) is completing geotechnical engineering studies for 12 bridge rehabilitation/replacement projects with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Staunton and Culpeper Districts. The projects were bundled under three separate contracts where GeoConcepts serves as a subconsultant on the civil engineer-led teams, GeoConcepts’ services include conducting field investigations using soil test borings and geophysical surveys where karst (limestone geology) and variable rock depth issues are present.
Currently, GeoConcepts is providing preliminary geotechnical studies to be used for budgeting and planning purposes as well as to develop the scope of services for the final design phase studies. Additionally, GeoConcepts is working with VDOT to determine if one of the bridges’ abutments can be designed using a technique known as Geosynthetic Reinforced Slopes (GRS). GeoConcepts is completing these projects concurrently with three separate internal teams to ensure their services are provided efficiently and effectively to meet VDOT’s schedule.
About GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc.
is a minority/woman-owned business that provides professional geotechnical engineering, hydrogeologic, and environmental consulting services to private and public sector clients. GeoConcepts’ headquarters is in Ashburn, Virginia, and employs over 50 professional staff dedicated to exceeding clients’ expectations.
For more information visit www.geoconcepts-eng.com.