Geotechnical Engineering

Another area of FDAE’s expertise is geotechnical engineering. FDAE is proud of our state-of-the-art geotechnical laboratory and our team of experts in this field. From a small construction job to a multi-million-dollar project, FDAE can handle all of your geotechnical needs.

FDAE’s team has vast experience in the geotechnical analysis and design of buildings, bridges, embankments, retaining-walls, flood reservoirs, roadways, tunnels, dams, and landfills.

Some of our capabilities are:


  • Shallow Foundations
  • Deep Foundations (driven piles, drilled shafts, and auger cast piles)
  • Bearing Capacity Analysis
  • Slope Stability Analysis of Earth Structures
  • Settlement/Consolidation Analysis
  • Ground Improvement
  • Earth Retaining Structures (sheet pile, bulkhead, and cantilever walls)
  • Pavement and Slab Recommendations

Subsurface Investigations

  • Shelby Tube (Undisturbed) and Split Spoon Sampling
  • Direct Push Sampling (GeoProbe)
  • Cone Penetration Testing (CPT)
  • Dynamic Cone Penetration Testing (DCPT)
  • Soil Electrical Conductivity Profiling (Soil EC).
  • Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT).

Instrumentation and Monitoring

  • Settlement Monitoring
  • Monitoring Wells
  • Piezometers
  • Slope Inclinometers
  • Dewatering Wells
  • Video Camera Inspection of Wells and Pipes
  • Vibrating Wire Transducers (VWT)
  • Gamma Wireline Logging
  • Infiltration Gallery Installation


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certified

Small Business (Hudson Initiative) Certified

Small and Emerging Business Development (SEBD) Program Certified

Contact us

10995 Coursey Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816