Explorations and Drilling
DLZ provides geotechnical drilling services for a wide range of structures such as high-rise office buildings, hotels, hospitals, wastewater treatment plants, and shopping centers. Infrastructure improvement projects include tunnels, roadways, bridges, railroads, dams, and levees. DLZ has conducted explorations for a wide variety of projects throughout the Midwest. We have conducted explorations for a wide variety of projects in states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan. DLZ’s geotechnical engineering capabilities are complemented by our in-house exploration/drilling and materials testing laboratory.
We have provided quality exploration services since 1980. Our capabilities include truck, all-terrain vehicle (ATV), and barge drilling. DLZ crews have experience in soil and rock sampling as well as instrumentation installations. Our materials laboratory can perform general index tests, consolidation tests, permeability tests, and shear strength tests on both soil and rock samples. DLZ is a prequalified drilling firm for the following state Departments of Transportation: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. DLZ American Drilling, Inc. is also a member of the National Drilling Association. Our expert personnel understand the proper field protocols outlined by ASTM, AASHTO, USACE, and USEPA, as well as various local, state, and federal specifications and guidelines.
DLZ geotechnical engineers provide geotechnical support to other DLZ projects as well as stand-alone geotechnical assignments.
To find out more, contact us!