Geotechnical Engineering and Laboratory Testing

Our geotechnical engineering department is comprised of highly experienced geotechnical engineers and geologists, all of whom are licensed professionals. Trained in the use of the latest technologies, our team identifies potential site limitations and anticipates construction challenges to deliver optimal solutions for your geotechnical concerns.

EBA has the staff and resources to provide all required geotechnical engineering services for projects involving highways, bridges, buildings, piers, wharfs, stormwater management facilities, landfills, dams, tunnels, slope stabilization, drainage, and utility systems.

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 an AASHTO-accredited materials testing laboratory in Laurel, Maryland.

Key Services

  • AASHTO accredited materials testing laboratory
  • Construction monitoring and field support
  • Feasibility studies and preliminary subsurface explorations
  • Foundation analysis and design for buildings and infrastructure
  • Full subsurface explorations on land and water
  • Geophysical investigations and in-situ soil testing
  • Groundwater investigation and evaluation
  • Installation, monitoring, and evaluation of geotechnical instruments
  • Investigation permitting in public spaces and environmentally sensitive areas
  • Pavement condition surveys and evaluations
  • Pre- and post-construction condition surveys

Featured Project

Anacostia River Tunnel

Washington, DC

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) is implementing a Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) for the District’s combined sewer system. The LTCP comprises a system of tunnels and diversion sewers to control combined sewer overflows into [...]

Representative Clients

Anne Arundel County, MD
Baltimore County, MD
City of Annapolis, MD
City of Baltimore, MD
DC Water and Sewer Authority
District of Columbia
East Baltimore Development, Inc.
Frederick County, MD
Howard Community College
Howard County, MD
Maryland Department of General Services
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
Maryland State Highway Administration
Maryland Transit Administration
Montgomery County, MD
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Prince George’s County, MD
Prince William County, VA
Towson University
University of Maryland
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

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