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The Link Between Geotechnical Engineering and Soil

January 30, 2021

No matter what you are building, you must check the soil. Testing looks into the soil minerals, rocks, and Earth strata on development land. Geotechnical engineering is the practice of checking the soil and rock mechanics to assess subsurface conditions. These elements affect building strategy, as there is a strong link between soil mechanics and foundation engineering. When you build in Hudson, CO, you must invest in geotech soil testing. Here is an overview of why this is important. Why worry about soil? Soil has served as foundation support for thousands of years. Most of what we know today about... View Article

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