geo·​tech·​ni·​cal | \ ˌjē-ō-ˈtek-ni-kəl How to pronounce geotechnical (audio) \

Definition of geotechnical

: of or relating to geotechnical engineering

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The Times reported in 2015 that Millennium's geotechnical consultant concluded an earthquake fault was probably located deep beneath the property, roughly following the path shown on the state's earthquake fault map. Roger Vincent,, "Controversial $1-billion Hollywood high-rise project relaunched by developer," 12 Apr. 2018 The city won’t issue a permit to start foundation work until further geotechnical reports are complete. Tim Logan,, "On eve of planning board vote, Winthrop Square tower still has opponents," 16 May 2018 That design process kicked off in April with topographic surveys and geotechnical field work at hundreds of damage sites around the county. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County Flood Control District begins drive on $84 million hurricane repair program," 27 Apr. 2018 The most updated financial details show developers paying $1.23 million in impact fees and getting a reimbursement of $4 million from the city for geotechnical work. Mary Shanklin,, "Sanford Heritage Park work to start in 2018," 9 Oct. 2017 During this phase, Harris County residents may see workers out along the bayous and channels with survey and geotechnical boring equipment. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Harris County Flood Control District begins drive on $84 million hurricane repair program," 27 Apr. 2018 The companies are: Entact, a provider of environmental remediation and geotechnical construction; Entertainment Cruises, a maritime dining cruise company; and LBP Manufacturing, a maker of consumer packaging. Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News, "Chicago’s Pritzker Group buys San Antonio’s C.H. Guenther & Son," 4 Apr. 2018 The geotechnical studies may shed light on whether the remedial work successfully stabilized the underground. Andrew Maykuth,, "Sunoco will temporarily relocate residents while it conducts pipeline sinkhole study," 2 Apr. 2018 The town is also in a flat area with acceptable geotechnical characteristics and by Alaska standards is close to a suitable workforce and easily accessible by road, Persily noted. Author: Elwood Brehmer, Anchorage Daily News, "Southcentral community leaders want in on LNG site selection studies," 25 Mar. 2018

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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