Project Experience

GN Northern provided geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, sampling and testing, materials testing and special inspection services on the following types of projects:

Wind Energy Farms and Renewable Energy Projects

Provided geotechnical and geophysical seismic studies/ electrical resistivity testing, foundation design, quality control testing and special inspection services on over twenty five (25) wind energy projects in Eastern Washington and North Eastern Oregon regions. Also provided geotechnical engineering and testing services for the construction of REC Solar in Moses Lake Washington, one of the largest solar panel manufacturing facility. Performed geotechnical exploration for Geothermal energy projects.

County Haul Roads Study for Wind Farm Development

Provided pavement engineering and FWD pavement testing services to several wind farm developers for road study to assist in evaluating potential roads to be selected as designated haul roads to be used for heavy and large truck traffic operations associated with the construction of wind farms.

School, Universities and Education Facilities

Provided geotechnical studies, environmental site assessments, lead and arsenic soil sampling and analytical testing, asbestos (ACBM) and lead based paint (LBP) surveys, quality control testing and special inspection services for over twenty (20) School Districts, projects ranging from elementary schools to high schools, colleges and higher education facilities, in Eastern Washington, Eastern Oregon and North Eastern Oregon regions.

Hospital and Medical Facilities

Provided geotechnical studies and subsurface explorations, environmental site assessments, quality control testing and special inspection services for several hospital and medical facilities in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Power Generation Facilities/Power Plants/Substation

Provided geotechnical exploration and geophysical seismic studies/electrical resistivity testing, quality control testing and special inspection services for several power plants and electrical substations in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Storage Ponds, Lagoons, Dams and Levees

Provided geotechnical exploration/studies, slope stability analysis, quality control testing and special inspection services for several projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

Provided geotechnical explorations/studies, quality control testing and special inspection services for several water and wastewater treatment projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Communications/Cell Towers

Provided geotechnical explorations, geophysical/electrical resistivity testing, quality control testing and special inspection services for over three hundred (300) cell sites all over Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Public Utilities/Overhead Transmission Line/High Pressure Gas Pipeline

Provided geotechnical explorations and geophysical seismic studies/electrical resistivity testing, quality control testing and special inspection for several transmission lines in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Airport Runways and Taxiways

Provided geotechnical and pavement explorations, pavement evaluation and design, asphalt and concrete pavement coring, FWD pavement Testing, quality control testing and special inspection services for several airport projects in Eastern Washington.

Roads, Parking Lots and Bridges

Provided geotechnical and pavement explorations, pavement evaluation and design, asphalt and concrete pavement coring, FWD pavement Testing, geophysical scanning for bridge structures, bridge load rating, quality control testing and special inspection services on several transportation projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Residential Subdivision Development

Provided geotechnical explorations/studies, environmental site assessments, quality control testing and special inspection services on several projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Multi-Use Land Development

Provided geotechnical explorations/studies, environmental site assessments, asbestos (ACBM) and lead based paint (LBP) surveys, quality control testing and special inspection services on several projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

Box Retail Stores and Retail Shopping Chains

Provided geotechnical studies, foundation design, environmental site assessments, asbestos (ACBM) and lead based paint (LBP) surveys, quality control testing and special inspection services on several projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

High Rise Commercial Building

Provided geotechnical studies, pile monitoring, quality control testing and special inspection services on several projects in Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

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