Faraday Power House Project

Scope of Work: Portland General Electric is investing in modernizing their hydroelectric supply system in Clackamas County, Oregon. The Faraday Powerhouse project involves the removal and replacement of the main powerhouse, as well additions to improve generation efficiency and to address long-term operational safety. Central worked directly with the project subcontractors to accomplish the improvements…

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USACE Howard Hanson Dam

Scope of Work: Howard A. Hanson Dam is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood control dam located near the headwaters of the Green River in King County, Washington. Its primary purpose is flood control in the winter and fish habitat enhancement in the summer. This project was completed within a tight work window, along…

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Columbia River Levee Evaluation

Scope of Work Project involved work along a levee segment in the Drainage District responsible for flood control adjacent to Portland International Airport.  Central worked directly with the private client, Multnomah County Drainage District, and USACE Portland District Levee Safety Program Managers. The evaluation included slope and retaining wall failure along a Columbia River levee…

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Metro South

Scope of Work: Metro, the regional government for the Portland Metropolitan area, is considering the development of a new, state-of-the-art Waste Transfer Center for the greater Portland area. The goal of the facility would be to create a full-service Materials Transfer Center and Household Hazardous Waste Facility that will be able to keep up with…

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Burger King Franchise

Scope of Work: Central Geotech was subcontracted by a national architectural prime to provide a Geotechnical Investigation in support of the development of a Burger King restaurant in Battleground, Washington. The main purpose of our work was to provide geotechnical engineering conclusions and recommendations for the construction of the restaurant in accordance with the local…

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Steeplejack Brewery

Scope of Work: The Steeplejack Brewery, a new brewery, taproom, restaurant, and coffeehouse, located in the former Metropolitan Community Church in Northeast Portland, opened to the public in the Summer of 2021. Before the long-awaited opening, the former church underwent a significant remodel to convert the building into one that could support the multifaceted commercial…

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Sarasota National Cemetery

Scope of Work: Our firm’s work spans nearly 5,000 miles of reach. This project helps to demonstrate the flexibility and mobility we bring for nationally-based clients.  We have performed work in many diverse (and opposite!) climates and geologies, able to apply stringent geotechnical engineering parameters—yet remain competitive and practical with our approach. This project entailed…

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Food Processing and Distribution Warehouse

Scope of Work: Clients from across the Pacific, working locally to achieve success. Operating within Salem, Oregon, Shinsegai Group/Chang Tuh Corp worked with a local design team including Central Geotech to design a new 22,500 sf facility for the processing of heat and serve food products.  Central additionally provided onsite observation and testing throughout the…

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VA Mental Health Clinic

Scope of Work Central Geotech worked with GDM, to perform a geotechnical investigation in order to confirm the soils beneath an extension of the Anchorage, Alaska VA Medical Facility and Regional Office.  The extension included a new Mental Health Building and a new parking lot nearby. The project involved close coordination with the VA, our…

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Vancouver VA Medical Center

Scope of Work: Our staff performed a condensed geotechnical investigation including drilling, infiltration testing, and an Environmental Assessment of the soils. All of this on-site work was achieved on an active and busy hospital campus. This investigation was the first step towards gathering data for understanding the site conditions for the proposed parking lot.   …

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