Geotechnical Engineering Anchorage, Alaska road system

Geotechnical Engineering

HDL’s Geotechnical Services Group offers a wealth of expertise to help clients tackle complex soil and groundwater challenges. With our innovative approach, we provide customized solutions that solve geotechnical challenges throughout the state, no matter how unique or difficult they may be.

Our team is at the forefront of geotechnical engineering in Alaska, having pioneered the use of dynamic compaction and large-diameter helical piers in frozen soils for wind turbine foundations. We are committed to staying ahead of the curve, anticipating the impacts of climate change on future designs to ensure the longevity and resilience of our structures.

At HDL, we take a pragmatic and practical approach to problem-solving. Our focus is on delivering exceptional value to our clients, with an emphasis on finding solutions that are both effective and cost-efficient. We understand the importance of maintaining project timelines and budgets, and we work closely with clients to ensure that we meet their goals and exceed their expectations.

Whether you’re facing complex soil and groundwater challenges or looking to optimize the design of your structures, our team has the expertise and experience to help you achieve your goals.

Related Projects


  • – Groundwater and Material Source Evaluations and Delineations
  • – Shallow and Deep Foundation Design
  • – Arctic Design
  • – Thermal Modeling
  • – Due Diligence Evaluation
  • – Roadway and Airport Pavement Design
  • – Aquifer Delineation and Evaluation
  • – Water Well Design
  • – 2D and 3D Groundwater Modeling
  • – Landslide Identification and Development