Geotechnical services include subsurface exploration and development of design recommendations for new structures or paving as well as forensic evaluations where warranted. A clear understanding of project objectives developed through early communication with the client allows for development of cost efficient investigating, analysis, and documentation.
Quality Assurance Testing
Quality assurance testing and inspection of earthwork, cast-in-place concrete, asphalt, and structural steel are vital to document materials and workmanship compliant with project plans and specifications. Our 4000 square foot materials testing laboratory is routinely certified, fully equipped, and staffed to provide expeditious laboratory analyses of soils, concrete, and asphalt in accordance with applicable ASTM, ACI, and AASHTO specifications for quality assurance.
Phase I Environmental Assessments are intended to identify recognized environmental hazards in general accordance with criteria stipulated by ASTM Practice E 1527-97 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process. As defined by the reference standard, the assessment process consists of four primary components including record review, site reconnaissance, interviews, and report preparation.
Pritchard Engineering provides a wide variety of civil engineering services including but not limited to: virgin site development and re-purposing of existing properties, design and rehabilitation of roadways, bridges, and airfields, design and analysis of earthen dams, reservoirs, and impoundments, provision of reliable potable water and sanitary sewer capacity, stormwater management, environmental permitting and regulatory compliance. Our client base consists of numerous private, commercial, retail, and residential developers, heavy industries, municipalities, healthcare providers, and educational entities ranging from elementary to college.
Surveying & Mapping
Boundary surveys are conducted under the direct supervision of licensed land surveyors and meet or exceed the minimum standards adopted by the Mississippi State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and appropriate ALTA requirements where specified. Topographic mapping is of the highest quality with site visible site features delineated, subsurface utilities presented through research with the Owner and/or respective providers, and elevations depicted at one foot contour intervals with spot elevations provided for clarity.