Recent Projects

Columbus Cell Tower

SK Geotechnical was honored to be chosen by Great Lakes Aerial and Hayward Baker to perform field and lab quality monitoring on cell tower structural improvements, including 5 foot spin lock anchors and 60 foot micropiles.  Torque, pull, and post-tensioning were verified, as well as geotechnical logging, micropile construction,…

Noble Lake Dam

This project consisted of performing a geotechnical reconnaissance of a 10 to 15 feet high 500-foot long earthen dam constructed about 100 years ago.  Access to the site was very challenging and was primarily only ATV accessible.  Our staff performed Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Dam Safety…

Cut Bank Wastewater Treatment Plant

This project consisted of construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Cut Bank, Montana.  The project included four outbuildings, a pump station, four large BNR basins, and two 40-foot diameter clarifier tanks.  The project is situated in a previously existing lagoon adjacent to two actively used lagoons.  Some…

Deep Creek Canyon Bridges

The project consisted of replacement of replacing seven bridges along highway 12 in deep creek canyon.  Due to the remote nature of the road and lack of available detours the bridges were constructed using accelerated bridge construction (ABC) techniques.  Each bridge was constructed in a period of 72 hours…

Briarwood Water Tank

This project consisted of replacing an old steel water tank with a new 750,000 gallon pre-stressed concrete water tank.  Extremely expansive and corrosive soils required a unique solution to meet the stringent manufacturer design constraints for the proposed tank.  Construction of the proposed tank is planned for 2015.