Evaluation & Reports
- Failure Analysis
- Soil & Foundation
- Construction Services
With over 20 years of geotechnical engineering experience over
a large variety of projects in Oregon and California, Marquess & Associates
Geotechnical Department specializes in the region’s unique
soil, drainage, and seismic conditions. We provide complete geotechnical
engineering services to support consulting engineering firms, architects,
contractors, planners and engineering staffs of industry and government
agencies. These services range from feasibility and planning studies,
soil and foundation analysis, groundwater control, and construction
monitoring, to investigations for the assessment of liquefaction.
control is provided at all times through the direct supervision
of the Principal Geotechnical Engineer.
As part of a multi-disciplined
firm, Marquess geotechnical experts routinely work closely and
seamlessly with other professionals
to provide cost-effective, buildable designs. We have learned that
today’s clients and technical challenges demand detailed
consideration of the total construction process to ensure project
success. Our capability and expertise consistently brings us clients
who seek more than just average experience and knowledge.
Marquess & Associates
are licensed as Professional Civil Engineers in Oregon and as a Registered Geotechnical Engineer and Professional
Engineer in California.
The soil testing laboratory is equipped
to provide a range of classification, strength, expansion, and
settlement tests including swell, unconfined
compression, consolidation, Expansion Index, Atterberg Limits
and gradation, as well as moisture and density. We also have several
tools for field sampling work, including a nuclear field density
test gauge, proctors, Terzaghi samplers, probes, Corps of Engineers
knocker and augers.
Marquess Geotechnical Department is committed to your success.
Please contact me directly to discuss your needs and how we may
be of service to you.
CONTACT: Rick Swanson, P.E., Geotechnical Engineering Department Head