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Landslide Remediation

GeoStabilization provides design/build/warranty landslide repairs after a no-cost, no-obligation visit by an engineer or representative to your site. After surveying the site and gathering data, a design and guaranteed fixed-cost proposal will be submitted to the prospective client. In emergencies, we routinely have crews installing nails two days or fewer after a failure and often have a road corridor open to traffic within the week. After construction, a warranty statement is issued that covers not just materials and installation, but the stability of the repaired section. With over 2,400 landslides fixed to date, no other company can match our experience, tools, rapid response time, or warranty guarantee.

Our engineers use the most cutting edge limit equilibrium and finite element analysis programs to evaluate slope stability. Models are powerful tools, but only when coupled with proper input data and the experience and intuition to understand the results. At any given time, our team is involved in several research projects sponsored by the company or by public entities. That translates into the newest methods and technologies – from concept to verification to implementation with no delays and with significant cost and time savings to our clients. We also maintain a 3:1 ratio between field crews and geotechnical engineers and actively train our site superintendents not only in construction techniques, but also in the principles of subsurface investigation and landslide repair. This allows constant real-time feedback to our engineering staff on any deviations from expected site conditions. Our engineering staff works integrally with field personnel – often with a continuous onsite presence – to ensure that the conditions encountered during construction are those assumed during design.

GeoStabilization utilizes the most advanced technology available for landslide repair. For example, GeoStabilization’s proprietary launched soil nail arrays can stop movement in shallow landslides—without excavation, drill cuttings or fluids, or significant site disturbance—and require only one lane of traffic closure during working hours. That translates to decreased environmental impact, a much-reduced carbon footprint, and significant project time & cost savings compared with more traditional repair techniques.