Geotechnical Engineering & Consulting

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NOVA provides various Geotechnical Engineering services including:

  • Site Investigations
  • Conditions Testing
  • Materials Testing
  • Risk Assessment
  • And More

Milestone Program - Reduce Delays. Speed Up Delivery.

To ensure the timeliness of information to your design team, NOVA utilizes the Milestone Program in every geotechnical investigation.

Unforeseen subsurface conditions are a major cause of project delays. The NOVA Services "Milestone" program provides project owners and developers with a step-by-step path to on-time delivery while eliminating unnecessary construction risks. 

Step 1: On-Site Geotechnical Engineering Field Work

Step 2: Deliver Preliminary Findings

Step 3: Perform Lab Testing

Step 4: Deliver Engineering Analysis


Pre-Design & Feasibility

  • Feasibility/Site Selection
  • Preliminary Site Assessments
  • Geotechnical Due Diligence
  • Alternatives Evaluations
  • Coastal Bluff Siting
  • Aerial Drone Survey


  • Foundation & Wall Design
  • Pavement Design
  • Seismic Design
  • Ground Improvement Planning
  • Embankment Design
  • Materials Assessment
  • Infiltration/Stormwater BMPs
  • Dewatering
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Erosion Control
  • Geosynthetics

Construction & Post-Construction

  • Pavement System Evaluation
  • Foundation Installation Monitoring
  • Review of Excavation Bracing Systems
  • Earthwork Monitoring
  • Ground Improvement Monitoring
  • Specification Preparation & Review
  • Instrumentation
  • Dewatering
  • Failure Assessment
  • Claims Assessment