Understanding the complexities of your construction project can be a struggle when certain problems arise. Geotechnical services can give you insight into the proper foundation that your project needs, the appropriate retention wall to build, earthworks, rock excavation, and groundwater control. Environmental services can help reduce the risks of environmental contamination and remedy the problem…Continue Reading
What Happens Before A Building Is Constructed?
Before a building is constructed, a process must be followed to assess the site. Engineers provide various preliminary planning services to ensure that projects proceed smoothly and efficiently. The preconstruction phase of a project defines the parameters of the building project, bringing to light any possible problems or issues that may affect the project as…Continue Reading
EEI’s Response to COVID-19
EEI is ready and equipped to perform the subsurface investigate or the construction inspection and testing services on your project site under the current COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. Click the link for the official document for PA – GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PERMITTED TO OPERATE DURING THE COVID-19 DISASTER EMERGENCY.
Central PA Office Expansion
We are excited to announce that our Central PA office has expanded! We have moved to a larger facility to better serve the needs of our growing list of clients. Still centrally located in Mechanicsburg, the new location will continue to service our clients throughout Cumberland, York, Dauphin, Franklin, and neighboring counties. Our new address…Continue Reading
EEI Attends New Market West Groundbreaking Ceremony
EEI recently attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Market West community services and retail hub. The 135,700 square foot building is located in West Philadelphia near the 60th and Market Street El stop. New Market West a joint venture between Mission First Housing Group and Horizon House in an effort to revitalize the neighborhood. …Continue Reading
Pocono Raceway – Tunnel Rehabilitation Presentation
EEI’s Director of Geotechnical Design, Jay McKelvey, P.E., D.GE, presented at the 2017 Delaware Valley Geo-Institute October Dinner at the Valley Forge Casino Resort Hotel in King of Prussia, PA. His presentation highlighted the Pocono Raceway – Tunnel Turn Rehabilitation. He discussed the design and construction of the soil nail reinforcement used to temporarily support the…Continue Reading
Field Personnel Certifications
At EEI, we train all field personnel in quality control, construction methods and safety practices. We have a team of field personnel with certifications from the National institute for Certification Engineering Technologies (NICET), International Code Council (ICC), and American Concrete Institute (ACI) that is prepared to meet the needs of your Special Inspections required by…Continue Reading
New Soils Lab is Open for Business!
EEI has completed the construction of our new state-of-the-art Soils Laboratory in East Norriton, PA. The construction included the complete interior demolition of 3,000 square feet to make way for new soils processing, materials storage, office, and custom-designed laboratory space. Extensive new laboratory testing equipment was also acquired. The project was designed by Baglivo Associates…Continue Reading
90-Foot Rock Face Project Delivered Under Budget
EEI recently provided engineering design and construction documentation for the scaling and stabilization of a large rock cliff in Bala Cynwyd, PA. The scalers can be seen secured by ropes on the face manually prying off loose rocks and boulders. The project included the careful removal of 875 tons of rock from the face as…Continue Reading