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Geotechnical Team

We are pleased to offer our services and provide you with the latest in Geotechnical information and technology.

Here you will find important information about FHWA Geotechnical initiatives along with who to contact for training and assistance.

Listed below are the Resource Center Geotechnical experts. Please email or call the specialist nearest you.


Team Manager Specialty Area(s)

Scott Anderson, Ph.D, P.E.
(biography)
Geotechnical Technical Service Team Manager
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3244
Fax: (720) 963-3232
scott.anderson@dot.gov


• Soil and rock properties
• Remote Sensing
• Asset Management
• Performance Management
• Risk Management
     


Program Assistant  

Melvin Harris
(biography)
Program Assistant
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-2773
Fax: (410) 962-3419
melvin.harris@dot.gov
 


Team Members Specialty Area(s)

Naser Abu-Hejleh, Ph.D, P.E.
(biography)
Geotechnical Engineer Specialist
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
Ph: (708) 283-3550
Fax: (708) 283-3501
naser.abu-hejleh@dot.gov


• LRFD Implementation
• Driven Piles
• Spread Footings
• Load Testing of Deep Foundation
• Promary contact for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin
     

Daniel Alzamora, P.E.
(biography)
Geotechnical Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3214
Fax: (720) 963-3232
daniel.alzamora@dot.gov


• Column Supported Embankments
• Earth Retaining Structures
• Reinforced Soil Slopes
• Geosynthetics
• Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil - Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS)
• Primary contact for Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas
   

Justice Maswoswe, Ph.D., P.E.
(biography)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-2460
Fax: (410) 962-4586
justice.maswoswe@dot.gov


• Geotechnical Seismic Engineering
• Ground Improvement
• Drilled Shafts
• Instrumentation
• Slop Stability
• Primary contact for Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia
   

Benjamin Rivers, P.E.
(biography)
Geotechnical Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3926
Fax: (404) 562-3700
benjamin.rivers@dot.gov


• Earthwork and Embankments
• Trenchless Technology
• Subsurface Drainage
• Subsurface Investigations
• Geophysics
• Primary contact for Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia
   

Barry Siel, P.E.
(biography)
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3208
Fax: (720) 963-3232
barry.siel@dot.gov


• Soil Nailing
• Ground Anchors
• Micropiles
• Rock Slopes
• Geology
• Primary contact for Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
   
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