Geotechnical Design

HECO has extensive experience providing geotechnical services that include the investigation and evaluation of a site’s subsurface conditions in relation to its intended use.  HECO’s professional staff is experienced in the various aspects of geotechnical investigations including the development of exploration programs, observation of field drilling and sampling operations, coordinating laboratory testing, performing engineering analysis and providing geotechnical design.  HECO’s experience results in practical design and construction recommendations.  

Our services include: geotechnical

  • Geotechnical investigations and in-situ testing
  • Soil and rock characterization
  • Slope stability and excavation stability investigations
  • Landslide stabilization design
  • Construction material identification and assessment
  • Foundation design recommendations
  • Dewatering systems
  • Geotechnical instrumentation
  • Sediment and erosion control
  • Surface/subsurface drainage
  • Earthworks
  • Pavement Design
  • Permanent and temporary retaining structures
  • Ground anchors and rock support
  • Soil nail walls and reinforced earth structures