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Intermodal & Auto Ramp Facility

Location: Mechanicville, New York

Summary: Subsurface investigation and geotechnical evaluation services to support the design of a proposed intermodal and auto ramp facility.

Services Provided:

  • Soil borings utilizing an ATV-mounted drill rig
  • CPT soundings
  • Test pits
  • Field CBR tests
  • Geotechnical laboratory analysis
  • Comprehensive geotechnical evaluation

As a testament to ATL’s solid reputation, clients turn to our expertise in geotechnical engineering during critical stages of project design and construction.

Led by experienced engineers and supported by in-house subsurface investigation capabilities and geotechnical laboratories, ATL is able to provide reliable geotechnical data and design recommendations for efficient and cost-effective foundation systems, slabs-on-grade, earthworks, and pavement structures.

With experience on more than 6,000 successfully completed geotechnical and subsurface investigation projects throughout the Northeastern United States, ATL offers extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of geotechnical engineering.


Applicable Sectors

  • Cogeneration, Nuclear, and Wind Energy
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Utility Transmission Infrastructure
  • Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
  • Education and Healthcare Facilities
  • Commercial and Industrial Facilities
  • Industrial and Municipal Waste Sites
  • Earthen and Concrete Dams
  • Landfill Siting, Sampling, Closure
  • Water-Based Facilities

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Monitoring

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  • Periodic site observations for compliance with project SWPPP
  • Observe erosion and sediment control practices for effectiveness and report discrepancies
  • Observe post-construction stormwater management practices for compliance with SWPPP
  • Observe areas of disturbance that have not achieved final stabilization
  • Observe condition of run-off at points of discharge from construction site
  • Complete of agency required monitoring documentation

Services Offered

  • Shallow and Deep Foundation Engineering
  • Soil and Rock Mechanics Engineering
  • Dynamic Pile Testing (DPT)
  • Dynamic Cone Penetration (DCP)
  • Seismic Studies
  • Seismic Site Classifications
  • Slope Stability Analysis
  • Bearing Capacity and Settlement Analysis
  • Liquefaction Analysis
  • Geothermal Laboratory Testing
  • Electrical Resistivity Testing
  • Excavation, Shoring, and Retaining Structure Recommendations
  • Site Characterization and Feasibility Studies
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation Installation and Monitoring
  • Drilling Contractor Observation and Monitoring
  • Fill and Subgrade Evaluation
  • Construction Monitoring and Special Inspection
  • Forensic Investigation of Foundation, Slab, and Pavement Failures
  • Pre-Condition and Post-Condition Surveys
  • Blast and Vibration Control Monitoring – PDF Brochure
  • Hydrologic Studies
  • Hydraulics, Leaching, Permeability Studies
  • Erosion Control and Sediment Studies
  • Groundwater and Bedrock Contour Mapping
  • Groundwater Control and Drainage Design
  • Aquifer Location and Characterization
  • QA/QC Geomembrane Installation Monitoring
  • Geosynthetic Design Recommendations