MATERIALS Engineers, Independent TESTING Laboratories, Geotechnical & Environmental CONSULTANTS

Helen Devos Children’s Hospital

Client: Spectrum Health
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Duration: 2008-2011
Service Provided: Our services involved geotechnical investigation and construction materials testing services. We were not responsible for earth retention design or related construction monitoring (a competing firm provided this service), however we became involved with remediation of adjacent building settlement from failing earth retention. MTC services also included foundation evaluation with assistance of Menard Pressuremeter Testing and testing of subgrade soils, concrete, soil density, masonry, grouting, steel erection, steel fabrication, floor slab moisture and vapor emission, and asphalt.
Project Description: A 14-story health care facility dedicated to pediatric care.