How to Design a Pedestrian Bridge

Pedestrian bridges can be some of the most aesthetic structures out there, and are often the centerpiece of a development, park or golf course.  But their design has some special considerations and quirks that are unique to them, hence some specific knowledge and experience is important. In this article I will walk through the six […]

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The Steps of a Geotechnical Evaluation

Geotechnical drilling

A geotechnical evaluation is an engineering site assessment that determines what the foundation conditions are and recommends options for foundation design.  It is performed by a geotechnical engineer, and is required for most engineered structures including buildings, bridges, roads, and towers. The four main components of a geotechnical evaluation are: Planning Field Work Laboratory Analysis […]