Specialty Geotechnical Contractor DBM was excavating a drilled shaft for the I-5 interchange in Ridgefield, Washington when they dug up something unusual at a depth of 30-ft. At first the WSDOT inspector thought it looked like wood, but then called in a WSDOT archaeologist who took the fragments to University of Washington’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The tusk is believed to belong to a Columbian Mammoth and date to approximately 13,000 to 15,000 years ago. Story and image from The Columbian.
In 2007 the US Army Corps identified Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky as one of the top 6 dams that are “critically near failure or have extremely high life and/or economic risk…” This structure is […]
Moretrench, a leader in construction dewatering and specialty geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce that Joseph M. McCann has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from GeoPrac.net sponsor Moretrench. [/Editor]
Geotechnical software company, Deep Excavation, LLC has just announced a new software product for design of deep foundations. The product page for DeepFND notes that it brings together geotechnical design and structural design of deep […]