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University of Memphis Football Weight Room

Client/Owner: University of Memphis
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Services: Geotechnical, Construction Materials Testing

Overview:
Geotechnology, Inc.* performed a geotechnical investigation for the 13,000 square foot weight room addition for the Tiger football program.

Details:
The $3 million facility opened in 2011 and is part of the Billy J. Murphy Athletic Complex located on the University of Memphis South Campus. Design and construction recommendations were provided based off of the geology, existing topography, previous experience, and the subsurface investigation. The subsurface investigation included borings, in-situ testing, sampling and laboratory testing. Backfill and foundation recommendations were provided.

In addition to geotechnical engineering, Geotechnology performed construction observation and materials testing services. Our field engineers and representatives provided full-time observation and testing of the construction materials.

*Original contract with Hall, Blake and Associates.