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Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

The geotechnical engineering team at Chung & Vander Doelen Engineering Ltd. brings comprehensive expertise and local knowledge to all our assignments, from small to large projects. Using principles of soil mechanics and rock mechanics, our highly qualified engineering team will work to determine the relevance and suitability for your site builds, existing and to be developed, through meticulous investigation of sub- surfaces and materials as well as risk assessment.

  • Geotechnical Investigations

    • Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, and Residential Developments
    • Highrise Towers
    • Renovations to Existing Buildings
    • Pavement Investigation and Design
    • Foundation Design for Bridges
    • Foundation Failure and Settlement Assessment
    • Tailored Solutions to Unique Problems
    • Practical Engineering Solutions
  • Foundation Systems

    • Shallow Foundations Design
    • Deep Foundations Design
    • Work Platform for Rotary Drill Rig
  • Shoring and Excavation

    • Construction Recommendations
    • On-Site Inspections
  • Underpinning

    • Construction Recommendations
    • On-Site Inspections
  • Retaining Wall Design

    • Shop Drawings
    • Retaining Wall Analysis
    • Segmental Retaining Walls (conventional/gravity and geogrid reinforced)
    • Armour Stone
    • Temporary Retaining Wall for Construction Support
    • Global Stability Analysis
  • Retaining Wall Inspection

    • Subgrade
    • Compaction
    • Geogrid
    • Block Size
    • Weeping Tile
    • Alignment
    • Drainage Outlet
  • Retaining Wall Certification

    • Certification Letter Confirming Construction Compliance with Design Drawings (as required)
  • Slope Stability

    • Slope Investigations
    • Slope Stability Assessment
    • Cut Slope Inspection
    • Setback Analysis Per Conservation Authority Requirements
  • Ground Water Control and Dewatering

    • Recommendations for Construction
    • Permanent Dewatering Systems
  • Wastewater Engineering

    • Percolation Time Assessments
    • New Septic System Design
    • Inspection During Construction
    • Existing Septic System (Evaluation/Troubleshooting)
    • Environmental Impact Assessments of New and Existing Septic Systems
    • Tender and Contract Administration

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