In early 2020, EEI designed a temporary support of excavation soil nail wall for Pennsylvania- American Water Company’s Washburn project in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Subsequent to the design of the wall, EEI tested the installed soil nails. Testing was performed from March 4, 2020 to April 29, 2020. The wall height gradually increased to 25 feet…Continue Reading
The Chester County Technical College Highschool (Brandywine Campus) has been experiencing sink holes within one of the basins. During rain events, two stormwater pipes drain into the basin which allows the water to percolate into the soils below and cause sinkholes. To reduce the occurrence of sinkholes within Basin #4, EEI designed the lining for…Continue Reading
EEI’s Vice President, John Caccese, P.E., will be moderating a session at the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) 45th annual conference on Deep Foundations. The conference will be held virtually on October 27-30, 2020. John’s session, Geophysics for Subsurface Foundation Characterization, will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM EST. …Continue Reading
In case you missed it, the BIA of Philadelphia hosted a Webinar on the following: PREPARING TO DIG: PLANNING AND SAFETY TIPS FOR CONSTRUCTION EXCAVATION IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT Digging with a lack of knowledge, proper planning, or experience may lead to costly problems and delays, and in some cases, the loss of life and…Continue Reading
EEI’s Director of Geotechnical Design, Jay McKelvey, was recently featured in the July/ August 2020 issue of Geostrata Magazine. Jay has been named the new Local Involvement Committee (LIC) Representative of Region 2 for Geo-Institute. Jay was the past chair of the Delaware Valley Geo-Institute Chapter (DVGI). Congratulations Jay!
Every year EEI participates in and sponsors the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance annual golf outing. Due to COVID-19 this year they held a “No Golf” Challenge. The Drone Ball Drop was completed virtually and raised over $36,000 for the charity. Inter-Faith provides opportunities for families in our community to achieve self-sufficiency by offering community-based programs. EEI…Continue Reading
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.
EEI was proud to participate in and sponsor the 2020 Polar Bear Run Walk for Autism in Sea Isle City on Sunday. This successful event benefits special services schools, autism support groups, families of special needs children, and Autism Speaks. Carolyn Lang from our West Berlin, NJ office bravely completed the 5K run in the…Continue Reading
Along Route 209 between Leighton and Jim Thorpe exists a rock cut at least 125 feet high. The bedding planes of the bedrock are nearly vertical, posing a high risk of instability. In September 2017, there was a landslide onto the highway, where large boulders fell onto the road. One 50 ton boulder ended up…Continue Reading
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