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Micropile Design

Micropile Design Structural Design Design Criteria Micropiles are designed by two standards, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and...

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Micropile Advantages

What are the advantages of micropiles?   Overcoming Difficult Ground Conditions Micropiles can overcome ground conditions such as...

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Quality Control for Soil Nail Walls

Quality Control for Soil Nail Walls One of our founders has a saying, “checking is cheap.”  Another one...

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How Does a Soil Nail Wall Work?

How does a soil nail wall work? Concept Soil nail walls are typically designed using a limit equilibrium...

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Alex Smith is the New Managing Member

Congratulations to Alex Smith on becoming the new Managing Member at Subsurface Construction.  Alex is a professional engineer,...

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Soil Nail Wall Advantages

What are the advantages of a soil nail wall? Speed and Cost Soil nail walls are installed more...

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Congratulations to Greg Sullivan

With admiration, gratitude, and sadness we announce that Greg Sullivan will retire at the end of 2020. Greg...

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Permanent or Temporary Soil Nail Wall?

Do you need a permanent or temporary soil nail wall?  Here are the similarities and differences. Both Remain...

Empathy is Imperative – Construction Leadership

Expressing genuine empathy is critical to being a successful leader, salesperson and coworker.  Want to lose someone’s confidence? ...

OSHA Announces “Targeted Industries in Construction” for silica enforcement.

Silica Enforcement in the Construction Industry We should consider the OSHA’s new silica law a good thing.  The...