- Construction Materials Testing
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Special Inspection
- Materials Engineering
The Fort Mohave office has a staff consisting of engineers, materials technicians, and administrative personnel. The unit facility houses offices and laboratories. The laboratories are equipped to perform conventional tests on soils, aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and masonry products. Together with Western Technologies’ - Phoenix, the laboratory is accredited by AASHTO re:source (AMRL and CCRL) and the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Western Technologies' - Fort Mohave routinely provides geotechnical engineering services to assist developers and designers with site evaluations and soil reports containing foundation and earthwork recommendations. Under the umbrella of the International Building Code (IBC) and local building departments, Western’s Fort Mohave based Special Inspectors perform inspections of reinforced concrete, structural masonry, structural steel and bolting, welding, soils and foundations systems, and fire-resistant materials. Our Special Inspectors and construction materials testing technicians are approved under Clark County, Nevada criteria to provide testing and inspection services in the Laughlin, Nevada area.
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Located within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Katherine Access and Davis Dam Roads project includes a full-depth, full-width 4R improvement of Katherine Access Road and Davis Dam Road at the Katherine’s Landing Marina. The 4R work includes widening the roadway template; new drainage structures; improved pullouts adjacent to the roadway; paved entrance parking area; resurfacing existing Marina area parking lots and boat launch areas as well as the entrance station. Western Technologies was retained to perform the construction quality control testing.
The Skywalk project, managed by the Hualapai Tribe, is a horseshoe-shaped steel-frame walkway with a glass floor and sides that projects about 70 ft out from the edge of the Grand Canyon. Western Technologies had the privilege of working on the wastewater treatment facility that serves the attraction and the area near Peach Springs, Arizona. The facility includes influent treatment ponds, equipment pads, site berms, and an unpaved access road. Western provided a subsurface exploration and design phase soil report for two potential sites, and quality control materials testing during construction.
Located on AZ-95 and Bullhead Parkway, Mohave Crossroads is a 46-acre regional retail commercial development with anchors like Target, Kohl’s, Ross, Staples, PetSmart, and Bed Bath & Beyond, plus office spaces and restaurants. It is the premier retail location for Bullhead City/Laughlin/Needles and Mohave County, serving the growing population that utilizes the US Highway 95 corridor. Western Technologies performed the geotechnical evaluations, special inspections and construction material testing services.
Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food industry redistributor, is making a $30 million investment in the new distribution facility in Mohave County. Currently under construction on a 45-acre, vacant parcel, phase I of the project includes a 180,000 sf warehouse, 10,500 sf maintenance facility, 1,000 sf storage shed, on-site paving, and a retention pond. Western Technologies has been performing grading inspections, construction materials testing, and special inspections.