Geotechnical Laboratory Testing

Passing the test 

GLA’s four geotechnical laboratory facilities make up an integral part of the firm’s consulting business. Our laboratory services include both standard and custom testing equipment for soils, rock, geosynthetics, and other materials as required by clients. The success of GLA’s laboratories has been a direct result of the ability to provide the highest quality, experienced testing services utilizing state of the art equipment with a qualified and experienced staff. All equipment is maintained and calibrated annually in accordance with our internal Quality Assurance Program.

Geotechnical Laboratory Services

  • Certified by Caltrans, AASHTO, CCRL, ACOE, Geosynthetics Research institute
  • Soil classification
  • Moisture-density relationships
  • Soil shear strength (direct and triaxial)
  • Hydraulic conductivity
  • Geosynthetics
  • Clay and amended soil
  • Concrete / masonry / mortar & grout
  • Asphaltic concrete tests
  • Custom / specialized field testing
  • Materials assessment
  • Portable field laboratory