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Materials & Tests Division - Geotechnical Engineering Section

6601 Centennial Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37243 0360
phone (615)350-4130
fax (615) 350-4128

The Geotechnical Engineering Section (GES) of the Materials & Tests Division delivers geotechnical services in support of transportation improvement programs, and maintenance projects. In supporting the transportation improvement program initiatives, the GES provides recommendations for roadway improvements, bridge foundations, retaining wall foundations, and construction issues. In support of maintenance projects, the GES provides support for emergency geohazards such as karst sinkholes, landslides, and rockfall mitigation.

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