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Saint Louis Zoo

Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Client: Numerous
Owner: Saint Louis Zoological Park Commission & Saint Louis Zoo Association
Services: Geotechnical, Construction Observation & Materials Testing, Water Resource Management

Inspired by the 1904 World’s Fair Flight Cage, the City of St. Louis’ civic leaders established the Zoological Society of St. Louis in 1910 and in 1913 obtained authority over 70 acres in Forest Park where it currently resides. The St. Louis Zoo is one of the few free zoos in the nation and is currently home to more than 19,000 wild animals.

The zoo plays host to a number of educational programs, special public events and is available to rent for private functions throughout the year.

Geotechnical, construction materials testing (CMT), environmental, water resource management, non-destructive testing (NDT) and drilling services have been provided for zoo projects since 1998. Some of these projects include: