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- Dallas/Fort Worth
- Austin/San Antonio
- El Paso/West Texas
We use our geotechnical engineering expertise to assess specific site soil and groundwater conditions and design earth structures (slopes, channels, and dikes), foundations (retaining walls, bridges, buildings, tanks), and subsurface structures (clarifiers, lift stations, buried utilities, tunnels) to economically achieve the specific project objectives.
We engineer and test materials such as soil, concrete, and asphalt to help make sure you get what you pay for and that your project performs as well as or better than expected. Services include owner verification testing, pavement subgrade stabilization, and shrink-swell mitigation mix designs, and construction observation of drilled shaft, auger-cast-pile, driven pile, shallow spread footing, and mat foundations.
We focus on public sector infrastructure projects. We deliver superior engineering knowledge and an outstanding work experience.
Liberty County: Increased the City of Houston treated water supply by providing the new solutions to reduce cost and construction and time for the two 96 inch pipelinesView Project →
Houston: Using the HVJ process, a new technician identifies a previously unknown construction flaw at a project worksite, the solution extends the roadway life by years.View Project →
Houston: Innovative Mat foundation and soil preparation design reduced construction time, costs, and traffic congestionView Project →
Highlands: HVJ long term solution to a canal erosion failure protects the water supply and survives Hurricane Harvey record flooding.View Project →
The Houston office laboratory is accredited by AAHSTO AMRL for soil and concrete testing, ASTM CCRL for concrete testing, and A2LA for construction materials and geotechnical testing.
Testing technicians are certified are by ACI, NICET, TxAPA, and TxDOT. The office and staff are pre-certified by TxDOT for the following:
Statement about how HVJ team members provide unmatched service, expertise and attention to detail.
Mr. Esmail joined HVJ in 2000, and provides overall leadership for Professional Services and Pavement Engineering. He is a successful Chief Operations Officer with extensive experience in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing, and Business Development.
Ms. Vedantam is dedicated to client satisfaction and developing efficient teams that take care of client needs through quality submittals.
Mr. Raavi manages Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering providing solutions to both technical and project delivery needs.
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