Consulting Geotechnical & Structural Engineering Services

 In addition to providing foundation installation and retaining wall construction services in several states, we also provide consulting geotechnical and structural engineering services in Michigan and for large projects in Ohio, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and central and northern Indiana. We serve owners, developers, architects, general contractors, and other engineers.

We provide prompt and consummate client service, solutions to challenging problems, and cost-saving approaches.

 Recognizing a market need for responsiveness and multi-disciplinarity in engineering services, Structural Foundations has extended our offerings to include consulting geotechnical and structural engineering. We provide these services in collaboration with Haengel & Associates Engineering, Inc., an engineering firm based in metropolitan Detroit with preeminent geotechnical and structural engineers and scientists. The Haengel & Associates Engineering team also includes civil engineers, environmental engineers, geologists, hydro-geologists, project managers, and certified technicians.

Engineering Capabilities & Services


  •  Foundations and earth structures

  • Site characterization and subsurface exploration

  • Ground improvement

  • Geophysical evaluations

  • Field and laboratory testing

  • Analysis and reports

  • Instrumentation programs

Geotechnical Engineering

  •  Geotechnical investigation

  • In-house drilling and sampling capabilities

  • Field and laboratory testing for more reliable predictions for foundation and earth structure performance

  • Instrumentation programs to evaluate capacity, installation stresses, and system performance

  • Performance monitoring for lateral and vertical movement, strain, pressure, and vibration concerns

  • Constructability analysis

  • Construction support for project continuity, problem resolution, and quality assurance

Foundation Engineering

  •  Alternative foundation studies and selection of suitable foundation systems

  • Bearing capacity, settlement analysis, and foundation system design

  • Evaluation of existing foundation systems for potential re-use under new structures

  • Foundation failure analysis and remedial measures

  • Excavation safety and slope stability analysis

  • Soil improvement and ground modification

  • Value engineering / cost-effective design

Structural Engineering

  •  Foundation systems

  • Framing systems

  • Specialized structures

  • Bridges

  • Specialized structural investigations

  • Structural detailing

  • Value engineering

Outside-the-Box Thinking

 One-size-fits-all approaches aren't for us...or for you. Structural Foundations brings holistic thinking to your engineering needs and problems, creativity in devising approaches and solutions, and multi-specialty, multi-discplinary engineers and scientists. Safety, efficiency, and cost-savings for your project are our aims...congruent with yours.

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P.O. Box 522, Luna Pier, MI 48157

Construction Office Located in Vienna, WV

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