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Transportation

Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Services for Transit Projects

Central Corridor Light Rail Transit

We are committed to being the consultant of choice for transit-related projects. Our engineers and scientists play a key role in the early stages of projects by providing reliable expert analysis, innovative cost-saving solutions, and subsurface recommendations based on years of geotechnical, environmental and project experience. We have a thorough understanding of the processes and procedures necessary to successfully deliver on your project needs quickly, providing fluid and efficient communication from initial selection to final project closeout.

Our team understands the project components that make transit jobs unique including rail support, construction over varying terrain, platform station construction, and garage/maintenance facility construction. With offices in numerous large metropolitan areas throughout the central United States, we are equipped and have the experience to deliver on projects from Minnesota to Texas.

With a fleet of specialized geotechnical and environmental investigation equipment, we have the capability to access the most difficult sites and are well equipped to handle any project.

Services for Transit Projects

Braun Intertec provides a range of services to meet the needs of your transit project. These include (but are not limited to):

• Geotechnical engineering
• Construction materials testing (CMT)
• Drilling Services
• Environmental consulting
• Pavement analysis and design
• Deep foundations design and testing
• Pre-condition surveys and vibration monitoring
• Construction Inspection Services
• Quality Management Services

Our team of experts has worked on several notable projects:

Our team is experienced in the unique requirements of public transit projects. We handle a range of project types and sizes, including engineering large transit lines for developed areas with dense infrastructure, as well as large embankments, retaining structures, bridges, roads, stations, ramps, and facilities such as:

  • Metro Green Line Light Rail Transit (Central Corridor Light Rail Transit: Construction materials testing and environmental consulting.
  • Green Line Extension Light Rail Transit (Southwest Light Rail Transit): Geotechnical engineering design, quality management, testing.
  • Blue Line Extension Light Rail Transit (Bottineau Light Rail Transit): Geotechnical engineering design and environmental consulting.
  • Minneapolis Bus Garage: Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, construction materials testing.
Choose Experienced Consultants for Your Project

We are prequalified and/or precertified with several state Departments of Transportation (DOT) and verify compliance with state-specific requirements. Our experienced team includes engineers, scientists, geologists and technicians certified through DOT Technical Certification Programs, International Code Council (ICC), the American Concrete Institute (ACI) program, American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), American Welding Society (AWS), and ATSSA traffic Control and Flagger.

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Meet Our Transit Leader

Josh Kirk Geotechnical Engineer Transit

Josh Kirk, PE
Account Leader

Josh Kirk joined Braun Intertec straight after graduating college in 2002. He started in the field as an engineer in training (EIT) for about five years, and then transitioned into the office as a project engineer. Josh handled the management of testing work on the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Line in 2009, and has been leading the transit market sector ever since.

Now a senior geotechnical engineer in the Braun Intertec Engineering and Testing division , Josh is a leader in the transportation market sector, focusing on transit as his area of expertise.

Learn more about Josh Kirk by clicking here.