Tierra is a full service consulting geotechnical, environmental and construction materials testing engineering firm with 27 years of experience servicing governmental agencies and the private sector. Tierra has capabilities to provide drilling, field sampling, laboratory testing, inspection, asbestos, and lead-based paint surveys, site assessments and remediation, hazardous materials management, engineering analysis and reporting for this contract. We utilize MicroStation and AutoCAD for site maps and roadway drawing plan sheets and are fully integrated with GPS and GIS mapping for self-locating field borings and sample locations.
A majority of Tierra’s workload includes transportation projects for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and City and County governments throughout Florida. In addition, Tierra has provided support services for general site development, industrial facilities, wastewater treatment plants, pipelines, and structures. The diversity of Tierra’s project experience is demonstrated in the project profiles presented below.
City of Tarpon Springs Public Service Building Expansion, Pinellas County, Florida Owner: City of Tarpon Springs The project consisted of a 2,000 square feet building expansion to the existing City of Tarpon Springs Public Services Building located at 325 East Pine...read more
Clearwater Reclaimed Water Distribution Systems Design, Pinellas County, Florida Owner: City of Clearwater The project consisted of providing subsurface soil conditions along a grid of proposed pipeline alignment that totals approximately 10 miles in length. The...read more
FDOT District VIII Materials Testing Contract Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties, Florida Owner: FDOT District VII Since 1994 Tierra has been involved in the FDOT District VII Materials Testing contract. Until June 2010, Tierra was assisting...read more
NE 38th Street and Dixie Highway Parcels A & C, Broward County, Florida Owner: City of Oakland Park Prior to the City of Oakland Park acquiring right-of-way (ROW), Tierra managed the Level II screening at four (4) locations to evaluate whether hazardous substances...read more
Lake Carroll at 3009 Samara Drive, Hillsborough County, Florida Owner: Hillsborough County The County planned to demolish and replace the existing seawall structure located at 3009 Samara Drive in Tampa, Florida. Tierra conducted an Asbestos Containing Materials...read more
Sawgrass Lake Restoration, Pinellas County, Florida Owner: Southwest Florida Water Management District The project site is located at the Sawgrass Lake Park, situated in the area west of Sawgrass Lake and east of the Skyway Shooting Club in Pinellas County, Florida. ...read more
East-West Connector, Polk County, Florida Owner: City of Lakeland Tierra is providing geotechnical engineering services for the proposed East-West Road (aka Edgewood Drive Extension as part of the Kimmins Contracting Design/Build Team. The project includes the design...read more
1-75 (SR 93), from North of River Road to North of SR 681, Sarasota County, Florida Owner: FDOT District I The project consisted of widening and partial realignment of the existing mainline 1-75 and associated ramps and cross streets. The roadway alignment traverses...read more
Citrus Park Drive Extension, Hillsborough County, Florida Owner: Hillsborough County The project consisted of creating design and construction plans for improvements to and the extension of the existing Citrus Park Drive from Countryway Boulevard to Sheldon Road,...read more
Mid-Bay Bridge Connector Phases II and III, Okaloosa County, Florida Owner: Mid-Bay Bridge Authority The Mid-Bay Bridge is a 3.6 mile, two (2)-lane toll bridge spanning the Choctawhatchee Bay, in Okaloosa County. The existing bridge begins in Niceville, Florida and...read more
Suncoast Parkway 2 (SR 589), from North of US 98 to US 19/98 Hernando and Citrus Counties, Florida Owner: Florida's Turnpike Enterprise Florida's Turnpike Enterprise proposes to extend the existing Suncoast Parkway (Suncoast 1) northward from its existing terminus at...read more
I-4 / Crosstown Connector Segment 3C, Hillsborough County, Florida Owner: FDOT District VII Florida Department of Transporation District VII designed an elevated limited-access, freeway-freeway system Interchange that extended from Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway...read more