Building for Long-term Success

For over 20 years, Subsurface has served as a dedicated partner to civil and geotechnical engineers, general contractors and owners for geotechnical construction and excavation support and protection services. We understand that successful projects and enduring relationships are built on a foundation of honesty and trust. That’s how we strive to earn your business — each and every time.
Specializing in the Southeast region, we devise and implement solutions for excavation support and protection, and geotechnical construction including shoring and underpinning; earth retention including soil nail walls, soldier pile walls and sheet pile walls, ground anchors, rock bolts, and aggregate piers; and deep foundations including micropiles.

Services

Biogen Soil Nail Walls
Soil Nail Walls

Soil nail walls are constructed by drilling soil nails on a close pattern and applying 4 to 6 inches of shotcrete facing in lifts.  Soil...

Duke University Bed Tower Addition Wall Face
Anchored Soldier Pile Walls

Anchored soldier pile walls are offered as a solution when the site requires a stiff excavation shoring system, especially with multiple utility conflicts. Applications Temporary...

Micropiles
Micropiles

With our significant experience installing micropiles, we offer speed and versatility with small diameter, high capacity deep foundations. Applications Temporary and Permanent Building Underpinning Seismic...

Driven Soil Nail Walls
Driven Soil Nail Walls

The Driven Soil Nail shoring system consists of driven steel bars with a composite geotextile fabric and wire mesh face, improving installation time by 50%...

Aggregate Piers
Aggregate Piers

When a structure is to be built on soils not suitable for shallow foundations, aggregate piers are often an economical alternative to other options such...

micropile underpinning and soil nail shoring
Underpinning

Using micropile underpinning in conjunction with soil nail shoring, we can support existing structures adjacent to deep excavations while maintaining the integrity of the buildings....

Recent News

Driven Soil Nail Walls
Why you should use driven soil nails.

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Silica Exposure Control Programs in the Drilling Industry

Silica Exposure Control Programs in the Drilling Industry We are all gaining familiarity with “Table 1. SPECIFIED EXPOSURE CONTROL METHODS...

Leadership Development

Recently our Regional Managers, Alex Smith, PE and Jodie Nixon, PE, attended the Bell Leadership Institute’s Achievers™ conference in Raleigh, NC. ...

When we need a soil nail wall sub again, I highly recommend Subsurface.  They worked with our ever changing schedule without complaining.

Eric Perkinson, Brasfield & Gorrie

Due to the location of the project, North Carolina State University, I was very impressed at the crew’s manners and respect for their surroundings. They acted very professionally.

Charlie McIntosh, Environment Quality Resources

Subsurface has always  been good to work with and this project was no exception!  I look forward to working with you guys in the future.  

John Maddux, Faulconer Construction

We wish all subcontractors were as professional and cooperative as your team.

Dwayne Rakestraw, New Atlantic Contracting

Subsurface was enjoyable to work with on a daily basis on a project which had many moving parts and difficult interaction between trades. Very responsive and made effort to be effective in completing the required scope of work.  

Phillip Meadors, BEK

The Subsurface Construction team exceeded our expectations in every phase of the project. When challenges presented themselves, the field and office teams were proactive in overcoming them and stayed on schedule. From the bottom to the top, they are driven to achieve excellence.

Andrew Hagood, Balfour Beatty

The field Teams did all they could to expedite and work as hard as possible. Robert, Chuck, and Jeff all worked well with myself and BBC field team. I am pleased to have had the opportunity to meet and work with all the players at Subsurface.  

Patrick Ricci, Balfour Beatty Construction

Due to our tight schedule we needed Subsurface to expedite design. Subsurface came through for us and we met the schedule and satisfied our challenging owner.  

Michael Christie, Raleigh Durham Road Builders

An excellent member of our team… RN Rouse and the owner were very pleased with their efforts in making the beginning phases of this project a success.

Prentice Uzzell, PE, RN Rouse

Subsurface was very well organized and their safety program went beyond expectations. Great job!

Joe Stoyko, BE&K

Enjoyed working with these guys, wouldn’t change anything.

Charles Durant, Taylor and Murphy

I’m left with a strong impression that the culture at Subsurface is one of integrity and a true passion for getting things done right. I hope to see them on the next one.

Tom Peyton, Balfour Beatty

Your entire team worked very well through the entire process to make the engineer happy with the design and to complete the work so the project could move forward. Your field guys were also very receptive to our inexperience with a soil nailed wall and were willing to take time to help so we could properly prep for you.

Jason Deane, Infrastructure Technology Services

We enjoyed working with someone who works as hard as we do.

Tim Meyer, Atwell Grading

Subsurface was very knowledgeable and professional.  I will definitely call Subsurface on the next job.  

Mark Collins, Skanska USA Building

Subsurface worked quickly and effectively to incorporate work for another project into the contracted project. This cooperation helped save the owner a considerable amount of dollars.

Michael Castle, Donley’s, Inc.

Excellent contractor.  Overcame challenges and still exceeded our expectations.

Monnie Wood, BE&K

Upon arrival to the site their crew worked in a professional, prompt and efficient manner. Despite some unexpected conditions encountered at the site the crew and management staff worked diligently so that those problems would not impact the schedule… they represent true professional in the construction industry.

David Mitchell, Branch Highways, Inc.

Subsurface was enjoyable to work with on a daily basis on a project which had many moving parts and difficult interaction between trades. Very responsive and made effort to be effective in completing the required scope of work.

Phillip Meadors, BEK

Subsurface did a great job upfront making sure that we were installing the most effective solutions for our project. And despite a challenging schedule and unexpected underground conditions, the job was still completed ahead of schedule.

Greg Shenkler, Skanska USA Building

I’m left with a strong impression that the culture at Subsurface is one of integrity and a true passion for getting things done right. 

Tom Peyton, Balfour Beatty

Competent staff, proper equipment, and good work ethic.  Professional attitude all around.  

Eddie Self, Taylor and Murphy

Subsurface did a great job thinking ahead during the bid phase to foresee the subsurface complications and dealt with them effectively.

Steve Gray, Skanska USA Building