Arias’ licensed geotechnical engineers and engineers-in-training have diverse project experiences with earth materials including soil, rock and groundwater.

  • Subsurface Exploration Programs
  • Expansive Soil Mitigation Recommendations
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Ground Improvement and Soil Modification
  • Subgrade Evaluation
  • Plan and Specification Review
  • Groundwater Studies
  • Foundation Analyses
  • Retention System Analyses
  • Pavement Evaluation
  • Forensic Evaluation and Recommendations
  • Local and Global Stability Analyses
  • In Situ Testing and Observation
  • Materials Evaluation

“Advanced In-Situ Soil Testing”

Arias offers a bevy of advanced in-situ soils testing to fulfill some of your most complex needs. Review and analysis of test results is provided by our Geotechnical Engineering Department, who will assist in helping you maximize the value of your data. Among the advanced testing offered are:

  • CPT
  • Seismic CPT
  • CPT Dissipation
  • Vane Shear Testing
  • Soil Resistivity Testing
  • Soil Thermal Resistivity Testing
  • Cross-Hole Seismic Testing
  • Pressuremeter Testing
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing
  • Standpipe Piezometer Installation and Monitoring
  • Vibrating Wire Installation and Monitoring
  • Inclinometer Installation and Monitoring

Please contact us for more information on these services and more

Project Experience

Our engineers are experienced with geotechnical engineering services for land-based and marine-based projects. Project experience includes:

  • Transportation – Roadways, bridges, railroads, airports, truck terminals and parking
  • Government – Military, Federal, State and Municipal
  • Water/Wastewater Facilities – Treatment plants, tanks, pump stations and pipelines
  • Education Facilities – K-12, colleges and universities
  • Buildings – Retail, office, warehouse and residential
  • Medical Facilities – Hospitals, clinics and medical offices
  • Retaining Walls – Concrete, sheet piles, soil nail, and mechanically stabilized earth
  • Flood Control Systems – Channels, levees, detention basins and dams
  • Industrial – Chemical, automotive and manufacturing
  • Marine Facilities – Docks, terminals, wharves, and breasting dolphins
  • Oil and Gas – “Eagle Ford Shale” projects, tanks and pipelines
  • Energy – Power plants, wind farms and lignite mines
  • Border Control – U.S./Mexico fence and roads