Materials Testing

EBA performs materials testing for quality control during construction, geotechnical investigations, pavement evaluations, and structural condition assessments. Our technicians, inspectors, and managers are certified by the American Concrete Institute (ACI), National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), and Mid-Atlantic Region Technician Certification Program (MARTCP).

Construction Quality Control Testing

EBA is fully equipped to test soil, rock, aggregates, hot mix asphalt, asphalt binder, concrete, mortar, grout, and fireproofing materials. Our certified and experienced materials technicians are supervised by licensed professionals and use state-of-the-art testing equipment to achieve accurate results. Additionally, our fleet of mobile testing laboratories brings complete testing capabilities to any construction site. Our clients can contract our construction quality control testing services on a full-time or as-needed basis.

Laboratory Testing

Accredited by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) since 1993, our laboratory meets the requirements of AASHTO R-18 (quality management system), ASTM C1077 (concrete), ASTM D 3666 (paving materials), ASTM D3740 (soil and rock), and ASTM E 329 (construction inspection and testing). EBA owns
and operates two AASHTO-accredited materials testing laboratories in Baltimore, Maryland and Dulles, Virginia.

Download a complete list of laboratory tests EBA is certified to perform (PDF)

Key Services

Construction Quality Control Testing

  • Concrete and asphalt plant inspection
  • Field and laboratory testing of a wide variety of construction materials
  • Materials testing for all types of construction projects
  • On-site laboratory testing facilities
  • Pavement and pavement subgrade material testing
  • Soil and rock testing
  • Structural steel and floor flatness inspection


Geotechnical, Pavement, and Structural Evaluations

  • Pavement and pavement subgrade material testing for pavement evaluations
  • Structural materials testing for structural condition assessments
  • Soil and rock testing for geotechnical investigations
Featured Project

Social Security Administration Baltimore Metro West Facility

Baltimore, Maryland

EBA provided quality control inspection and testing services for the new 538,000-square-foot Social Security Administration campus, located on an 11-acre site near Reisterstown Plaza Metro Station on Wabash Avenue in [...]

Representative Clients

Baltimore County, MD
City of Baltimore, MD
Maryland Aviation Administration
Maryland State Highway Administration
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Prince George’s County, MD
Spotsylvania County, VA
U.S. General Services Administration
Virginia Department of Transportation
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission