To meet the needs of our clients, we provide pragmatic, creative and responsive solutions. Our reputation has been built on the thousands of successful projects we have completed since our inception on the following project types:

  • Bridges
  • Brownfield Sites
  • Commercial/Industrial buildings
  • Dams and Levees
  • Dewatering
  • Excavations
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring
  • Ground Improvement
  • Health Care facilities
  • High-rise buildings
  • Highways
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Pre-blast Surveys
  • Railways
  • Rapid Transit
  • Rock Blasting
  • Slopes

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Geotechnical Engineering

Our comprehensive geotechnical engineering services facilitate any and all aspects of your project from inception through completion. This includes feasibility, planning, and design followed by full services through construction and special inspections.


  • Geotechnical Reports
  • Subsurface Exploration Programs
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Seismic Analyses
  • Support of Excavation Design
  • Forensic Engineering and Expert Witness
  • Slope Stability Analysis
  • Peer Review
  • Earth and Rock Fill Dam Design and Evaluation
  • Emergency Response
  • Evaluation of Alternatives
  • Dewatering Design
  • Design to Minimize Environmental Contingencies
  • Design of Foundation Repairs
Environmental Consulting

Practical, cost-effective and environmentally sound solutions. We provide environmental services for the development of new sites and/or restoration and improvement to existing sites. In addition to our services, we also bring our network of industry contacts to each assignment including qualified contractors and laboratories.


  • Air Sampling
  • Asbestos Inspection and Management Planning
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • Auditing and Assistance
  • Permitting
  • Training
  • Environmental Site Assessments (Phases I, II and III)
  • Industrial Hygiene Services
  • Licensed Environmental Professional Services
  • Permitting and Management
  • Remedial Estimating Design and Implementation
  • Bioaugmentation Treatment and Encapsulation
  • Off-site Disposition
  • Product Recovery
  • Soil Gas Studies
  • State and Federal Funding Programs Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Soils Management
  • Underground Tank Services
Construction Engineering

Our construction engineering and geostructural engineering services support contractors needs during bidding, planning, design, construction and post-construction phases. Be it brainstorming concepts and preliminary designs at bid time, design of temporary structures, or every day problem solving, we strive to assist contractors to get their job done as cost-effectively and expeditiously as possible.


  • Alternate Designs
  • Claims Support
  • Cofferdams
  • Deep Foundation Design
  • Ground Anchor and Pile Load Testing
  • Pile Driving Analysis (WEAP)
  • Pre-bid Engineering
  • Rock Reinforcement
  • Sheeting/Shoring Design
  • Temporary Structures
  • Underpinning Design
  • Value Engineering
  • Work Trestles
"The geotechnical issues on the Martin’s Point Bridge project were many and quite complex. It was great having GEODesign in a peer review capacity… their extensive experience ensured that we got it right!”

Steven M. Hodgdon, (former) Project Manager, VHB 

“A 100 year old problem in search of an innovative engineering solution, GEODesign delivered solutions that worked and required minimal track outages and impacts to our operations and daily commuters. All in all a successful project for all parties concerned.”

Colm R. Saunders, Assistant Director – Capital Programs, MTA Metro North Railroad

“Following Tropical Storm Irene, one of the most challenging times in the history of Vermont, GEODesign performed with excellence, responsiveness and a much needed breadth of geotechnical services. Their engineers mobilized within hours, brought amazing competence and collaborated with roadway engineers, contractors, maintenance personnel to develop solutions to restore fully functional infrastructure.”

Christopher D. Baker, Principal Associate, Hardesty & Hanover, LLC 

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