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Geologic and Geotechnical Services

Unstable slope images of transportation corridor damage that includes rockfall and landslides.

The FLH Geotechnical Discipline, with staff in each of the three Division offices provides geotechnical engineering and engineering geology services for geologic and geotechnical related aspects of design, emergency response, and construction support. The discipline is comprised of in-house geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists, collectively named Geotechnical Professionals . The state-of-the-practice of the geotechnical and engineering geology field involves comprehensive investigations, analysis, and design, teamed with geologic and engineering judgment to provide the most efficient and economical geotechnical recommendations in support of the FLH mission. In addition to the development of traditional recommendations, it is important to recognize the variability of FLH projects, geologic terrains, climates, and the individual resource missions of our partner agencies that require flexibility and resourcefulness with a strong focus on providing context sensitive solutions.

Unstable Slope Management Program (USMP)