Geotechnical Engineering

Experts in local subsurface conditions.

Since 1983, AGS has performed hundreds of geotechnical investigations in the San Francisco Bay Area and across California.

Geotechnical Engineering Approach

Excellence in engineering practice.

Excellence in engineering is the goal of AGS, and to that end, AGS has established and maintained a corporate project quality assurance program of standard procedures for all our engineering and related work.

Our typical performance of geotechnical tasks encompasses the following elements:

Geotechnical Data Review
Field Exploration Program
Laboratory Testing
Engineering Analyses
Seismic Hazard Assessment
Report Preparation
Contract Document Review
Construction Support
Geotechnical Engineering Services

38 years of Geotechnical Engineering expertise.

Our services include:
Site Characterization & Engineering Geology
Seismic Design
Seismic Analysis of Earth Structure
Soil Structure Interaction (SSI) Analysis
Liquefaction Analysis
Field Investigation
Foundation Design
Slope Stability
Construction Recommendations for Mitigation
Design & Construction Consultation
Construction Observation & Testing
Peer Review
Our Projects

A valuable addition to any team.

We've completed hundreds of projects, small and large, in varying subsurface conditions for local, state and federal agencies under numerous contracts.
Our Customers

Working with leading public and private entities.

2022 Best Projects Award in the Airport/Transit Category:
SFO Terminal 1 Boarding Area B

Engineering News Record California Region

2021 Preservation Design Award for Rehabilitation:
San Francisco Animal Care
and Control

From the California Preservation Foundation

2010 Pipeline
Project of the Year:

SFPUC Alameda Siphon No. 4

From the Steel Plate Fabricators Association

2021 Fitwel Best
in Building Health® :

SFO Harvey Milk Terminal 1

From Center for Active Design

2021 IPI Partnered
Project Award, Diamond Level
SFO International Boarding Area A Gate Enhancement

From the International Partnering Institute, Buildings and Public Infrastructure Category 2 - $25M to $250M

2011 Phase II Directors Awards: Sunol Valley Treatment Plant

From the California American Water Works Association

2022 IPI Partnered
Project Award:
SFO Harvey Milk Terminal 1

From the International Partnering Institute
Buildings/Public Infrastructure Category 3

Let's work together.

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