Geosphere Consultants was been chosen to provide geotechnical consulting and investigation services for John Swett Unified School District. The passing of Measure A Bond Measure allowed the district to complete site improvements, construct new additions and buildings and make necessary facility upgrades. The project involved aggressive site investigation, due to variable site/soil conditions and existing structures dating back to the 1920s.
Services were provided to John Swett High School and Willow High School.
The Geotechnical challenges involved in the project were as follows:
- Variable Soil Conditions
- Variable Foundation Types
- Soft Soils
- Existing Fills
Geotechnical Services included the following:
- Geotechnical Site Investigation
- Engineering Consultation
- Earthwork observation and testing
- Foundation construction observation
- Testing Services
Client / Owner: John Swett Unified School District
Construction Cost: $20 million