Foundations Unit

The Foundations Unit is responsible for providing subsurface investigations and geotechnical recommendations for transportation structures including bridges, retaining walls, large culverts, buildings, tower structures, light bases, high embankments and embankments over soft soils.

Download the "Request for Geotechnical Assistance Form" to request soil borings and foundation recommendations for structures or construction and maintenance problems not listed in the ARTEMIS program.
Download Request for Geotechnical Assistance Form

2014 Midwest Geotechnical Conference

Geophysical Surveys

LRFD Sample Reports

Kennedy Bridge SP 6018-02

Settlement Plate Information

Consultant Contract Site

Download Site for Foundation Borings and CPT Soundings and Geotech Reports

Approved Products List Users Guide

Approved Products List - MBW Reinforcement Class, 07 February 2003

Approved Products List - MBW Unit/Geosynthetic Reinforcement Combinations, 20 July 2004

Approved Products List - RSS Geosynthetic Reinforcement, 07 February 2003

Freeze-Thaw and Quality Control Approved List for Masonry Units

Mn/DOT Shredded Tire Standard


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