Geotechnical Engineering

PARIKH Consultants, Inc. (PARIKH) and its principals collectively offer over 125 years of quality geotechnical engineering experience and knowledge of projects throughout California. The firm’s geotechnical engineering services comprises of geotechnical engineering investigations, seismic and fault studies, geologic investigations, and research and development relevant to the Geosciences.

These broad-based project services include:

  • Transportation
  • Rail and transit
  • Commercial and industrial projects
  • Public buildings and infrastructure
  • Water resources and flood control projects
  • Airports and associated improvements
  • Utilities and retention facilities

PARIKH has worked on small and large projects very effectively. Projects range from small “green” solar power project at BART facilities to significantly larger highway corridor projects. Some of the recent noteworthy projects include:

  • BART extension to Warmsprings and Berryessa (San Jose)
  • BART Earthquake Safety Program, Oakland, Richmond  and Contra Costa County
  • Twenty major highway corridors in the bay area (Rte. 580, 680, 80, 85, 101, 5,880)
  • Hundreds of bridge projects in greater bay area counties under Federal HBP Program
  • Capitol LRT, Vasona LRT and Capitol Expressway LRT program for VTA
  • Major Highway program (bridges and interchanges) for VTA
  • libraries, Community Centers, and  Fire stations for City of San Jose
  • California High Speed Rail Program (Preliminary Phase for Merced-Fresno segment)
  • Doyle Drive (P3 program) phase 2 project though Presidio
  • San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail projects (Santa Clara City and SCVWD)
  • Lower Silver Creek Flood Control Protection Program (Reach 1,2,3 5,& 6), SCVWD
  • Sunnyvale East and West Channel Flood mitigation program, SCVWD
  • Parking garages in San Jose, Pleasant Hill, Palo Alto and San Leandro
  • Palo Alto Airport, Buchannan Field, San Carlos Airport, San Mateo County  Airport
  • Graham Reservoir and Whisman Reservoir in Mountain View and First St Water Reservoir in San Jose
  • Route 180 braided ramp design build, construction  materials testing in Fresno